The Weekend Booktopian - 30th October 2020

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Oct 30 2020 47 mins   2
Welcome to The Weekend Booktopian, our weekly podcast to kick off your weekend! Our team will give you the low down on all things book news related, and turn you on to the books that we are reading right now! For our nineteenth episode, Mark hosts Joel, Shanu and Jo to discuss the latest news, including the current trends around Trump books leading up to the US election, and the call for help from renowned French bookstore Shakespeare & Company highlighting the struggles the book industry faces in the pandemic. We then give you our latest round of book recommendations, before a Halloween-themed episode of Book Fight! Books Mentioned in this podcast: Truths from an Unreliable Witness - Fiona O'Loughlin: Truth is Trouble - Malcolm Knox: Soar - David McAllister, Amanda Dunn: Eat A Peach - David Chang: Grit - Angela Duckworth: A Single man - Christopher Isherwood: Past the Shallows - Favel Parrett: Sponsored Books: Vanishing Falls - Poppy Gee: The Reckless Oath We Made - Bryn Greenwood: Host: Mark Harding Guests: Joel Naoum, Shanu Prasad & Jo Lewin Producer: Mark Harding & Nick Wasiliev