Ep 167; Simon’s Back, Catching Up & Reading Horizons

After a small break Thomas and Simon are reunited together for The Readers and just to get back in the swing they have a catch-up and discuss their reading horizons.

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Catching Up () Simon and Thomas have a good old natter about what has been going on in the six weeks since they last recorded together. They talk library sort-outs, birthdays, the Baileys Prize and some of the best books they have read of late.

Reading Horizons () Simon and Thomas discuss the books that they have just read, are reading and would like to read next.

Thomas has read: The Wells of St Mary’s by R.C. Sheriff

Is reading: 33 Revolutions by Canek Sánchez Guevara
And is planning on heading to: The Passport by Herta Muller

Simon has read: Little Deaths by Emma Flint
Is halfway through: Barkskins by Annie Proulx

And is debating between: The Cast Iron Shore by Linda Grant and Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill

Other Books Discussed on the Show () The Life Changing Magic of Tidying by Marie Kondo, The Sport of Kings by C.E. Morgan, The Mare by Mary Gaitskill, The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride, The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill, The Dark Circle by Linda Grant, All Involved by Ryan Gattis, Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift, The Pure Gold Baby by Margaret Drabble, Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi  and Sarah Winman’s Tin Man, The Year of Marvellous Ways and When God Was A Rabbit.


Next time on the Readers
 () Simon and Thomas will be reunited in two weeks when they will be back with more book based banter.

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