Ep 146; Reading Resolutions & Books for Thomas and Simon’s Holidays

Welcome to the latest episode of The Readers. This week Thomas and Simon are back after a small break where Gav came to the rescue. They are talking about reading resolutions as well as the books that they are both about to take on holiday with them, as they are both of on their travels.

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Reading Resolutions 2016 () After quite the catch up Thomas and Simon turn their attention to the fact that it is actually 2016 and a new year and so talk resolutions. What are the resolutions that they are planning on participating in both in their bookish lives and out of them? Are they planning any reading challenges?


Thomas and Simon Are Off On Holiday, What Will They Take to Read? () Thomas and Simon are both off on holiday in the next few days, not together, in fact Thomas will already be on vacation. S they thought they would share the books they are planning on taking with them. Thomas to Mexico and Simon to Cyprus.

Thomas’ Choices…

Crime and Punishment – Dostoyevsky
The Room Upstairs – Monica Dickens
The Power and the Glory – Graham Greene
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
The Forgers – Bradford Morrow

Simon’s Choices…

The Anatomy of a Soldier – Harry Barker
Disclaimer – Renee Knight
The Girl in the Red Coat – Kate Hamer
Moriarty – Anthony Horrowitz
Death is a Welcome Guest – Louise Welsh
The Danish Girl – David Ebershoff
The Illuminations – Andrew O’Hagan
Black Water – Louise Doughty

Next time on the Readers () Thomas and Simon will be back in two weeks when they will be back with more book based banter. If you missed the latest (and last in the series) of You Wrote The Book do go and listen, his guest is Joanna Cannon and they discuss her wonderful debut novel The Trouble With Goats and Sheep.

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