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The VINTAGE Podcast is a fortnightly books podcast, released every other Sunday, hosted by Leena Norms. Author interviews, book news and discussions on subjects ranging from literary fiction to graphic novels, cookery to crime fiction, history and travel to biography and poetry. It comes from the publishers of Jo Nesbo, Nigella Lawson, Irvine Welsh, Haruki Murakami, Ian McEwan, Joe Sacco, Anne Enright, Mark Haddon and more. #VINTAGEPodcast
 
Since 2005, The Center for Fiction has been presenting some of the most celebrated authors in contemporary fiction. Fiction Talks features exclusive talks taken from our vast archive and new interviews with celebrated writers, bringing you the thoughts, feelings, and advice of great authors from the world of fiction. The Center for Fiction is the only nonprofit literary organization in the U.S. solely dedicated to celebrating fiction. We work every day to connect readers and writers through ...
 
WordSmitten produces the About the Books broadcast on Sunday afternoons at 5 PM. Our interviews for 2014 include Johnny Temple, book publisher (Akashic Books), and chair of the Brooklyn Literary Council. Recent segments include Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King (Devil in the Grove), literary legend Tom Robbins, Guy Kawasaki (Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur (APE): How to Publish a Book") and Sara Nelson, returning guest to talk about her legendary career as editor-in-chief of Publish ...
 
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On this episode of the Brighton Book Club, Anna is joined by book blogger Jules Swain. Connected by their mutual frustration at the publishing industry, Jules and Anna choose four authors who they feel you should know about. They also discuss Mary Loudon’s steamy novel MY HOUSE IS FALLING DOWN. Anna also talks to Brighton-based writer Katy Massey, …
 
As part of our celebrations for Black History Month we are celebrating and spotlighting the stories from the book, Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation by Colin Grant. Here's a special extract from the book which draws on over a hundred first-hand interviews, archival recordings and memoirs by the women and men who came to Britain from the…
 
Biologist and writer Merlin Sheldrake, author of Entangled Life, joins us on the Vintage Books Podcast to tell us more about the amazing world of fungi. We are celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Vintage Books Podcast! Thank you so much for supporting us on this journey. Get in touch to share your favourite episode from the podcast! You can fin…
 
In this extra special slice of the show, Anna talks to Brighton-based comics laureate Hannah Berry and local graphic novelist Hannah Eaton about Eaton's excellent new book, BLACKWOOD; a tour de force of folk horror in graphic novel form. More info about BLACKWOOD. Hannah Berry's website Hannah Eaton's Instagram…
 
Looking for your next Autumn read? Here's a special extract from There There by Tommy Orange! Find out more about the book here: http://bit.ly/ThereThereTO ᛫ Listen to the Vintage Books Podcast episode when we chatted to author Tommy Orange here: http://bit.ly/TommyOrangeVBP or search for 'How do you rewrite the story of a people? ᛫ Tommy Orange ᛫ …
 
On this episode of the Brighton Book Club, Anna speaks to five local authors: Gill Thompson, Heidi James, Nick Raistrick, Sharon Duggal and Mark Radcliffe. She discusses Paul Mendez' RAINBOW MILK and announces a LIVE event in October with comedian and author of THE OTHER MOTHER, Jen Brister. Gill Thompson: https://www.wordkindling.co.uk/welcome Hei…
 
We speak to Mohsin Zaidi all about his memoir, A Dutiful Boy ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter ᛫ Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz http://po.st/OrbitingADistant ᛫ Read the book: https…
 
We talk to the translator of Stalingrad, the Russian Classic that is Vasily Grossman's prequel to Life and Fate ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter ᛫ Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz h…
 
Huge thanks to Tiffany Tsao (https://tiffanytsao.com) and Elisabeth Jaquette (http://www.elisabethjaquette.com) ᛫ Books mentioned: Elizabeth’s translation of The Frightened Ones by Dima Wannous ᛫ Tiffany’s translation of Paper Boats by Dee Lestari ᛫ The Wandering by by Intan Paramaditha ᛫ More links to check out: ᛫ Intersastra: https://www.intersas…
 
Anna speaks to Erica Gillingham who works at Gay's The Word in London, to Jenn Thompson - the co-founder of new queer publisher Cipher Press, writer and activist Juno Roche discusses their new book GENDER EXPLORERS, and Anna talks everything from trans representation in literature to what queer books are coming up with book blogger Jay. The episode…
 
Looking for a Summer read? A special extract from Evie Wyld's new book! Check out the book: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1112836/the-bass-rock/9781911214397.html ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewslett…
 
In this episode of the Brighton Book Club, Anna talks to London poet and co-founder of Say It Back, Affly Johnson, about how her poems about love have changed over time; to local writer Jennifer Drewett about her screenplay-in-progress which depicts non-conventional love stories; to local author Joanna Rees – who has a new book out now called THE H…
 
What's it like to work in a bookshop right now? https://burleyfisherbooks.com/ ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter ᛫ Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz http://po.st/OrbitingADistant See …
 
Read the book: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1118351/how-to-be-an-antiracist/9781847925992.html ᛫ Help Fund Inclusive Indies: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/inclusive-indies ᛫ How to support black publishers and bookshops: https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2020/june/support-black-authors-publishers-bookshops.html ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.c…
 
On this episode of The Brighton Book Club, Anna discusses the joys of re-reading, lockdown reading, coming-of-age novels - and asks her guests what we should all have on our TBR piles. Anna is joined (virtually) this month by Laura Lockington, who discusses her lockdown reading experiences (and letdowns.) Michelle Donkin and Andrew Allen from Cast …
 
We talk to the author of The See-Through House My Father in Full Colour about home, grief and what she's reading https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1118046/the-see-through-house/9781784743109.html Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win priz…
 
Crime writer Ruth Ware and Publicist Ryan talk all things crime, assumptions about genre and what's really lurking behind the curtains of one of the world's favourite genres! ᛫ Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks ᛫ Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagene…
 
We hear from Brighton-born poet and writer, Cecilia Knapp. Cecilia talks about Brighton, the city that inspired much of her writing including her most recent play, Losing The Night (currently rescheduled for September at Brighton's Old Market). Cecilia is running weekly poetry groups online and you can find out more about her work here http://cecil…
 
In this bonus episode of The Brighton Book Club, Anna talks to local writer and journalist Jo Furniss, whose work features in a brand new anthology of crime fiction, AFRAID OF THE LIGHT alongside some huge names in the genre. All proceeds from the book go to supporting the amazing work the Samaritans do. Find out more about Jo and her work here: ht…
 
On this episode of the Brighton Book Club, Anna features a host of local poets who talk (remotely) about what it means to be a poet in Brighton, read from their work and shine a light on poems that reflect the strange times we're living in. The book club this month is PONTI by Sharlene Teo, who joins Anna via Zoom to talk about the book. Get in con…
 
What Have I Done? https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1117973/what-have-i-done-/9781529110210.html Write Now! penguin.co.uk/writenow Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Qua…
 
We talk to author of Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, David Quammen, about the current corona virus pandemic and break down it's key causes. Read the book! https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1079469/spillover/9780099522850.html Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Follow us on instagram: http://instagram.com/vintageb…
 
Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz http://po.st/OrbitingADistant See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
On this episode of the Brighton Book Club, Anna talks to loads of local crime writers, including Dorothy Koomson, Elly Griffiths, Julia Crouch and William Shaw. She discusses the Domestic Noir book club at the Brighton Library, and hears from a local emerging author. The book club this month is MY SISTER THE SERIAL KILLER by Oyin Braithwaite. Get i…
 
It’s double publication day for two wonderful local authors, Eleanor Wood and Cat Walker. Anna had the pleasure of talking to them both about their books before the virus hit (thank goodness). The kind people at HarperCollins and RedDoor have given us some books to give away. I can not stress enough how much Cat and Eleanor’s books will cheer you u…
 
Come and listen to Mother Ship: The Podcast! https://open.spotify.com/show/3X0EcDBZVpPN29cm2ldars Mother Ship: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1116702/mother-ship/9781784709464.html Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintag…
 
Actress by Anne Enright: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1118568/actress/9781787332065.html Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz http://po.st/OrbitingADista…
 
Check out Let Me Not Be Mad by A K Benjamin https://www.penguin.co.uk/authors/1082821/a-k-benjamin.html?tab=penguin-books Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Ja…
 
We meet Deepa Anappara & An Yu, two incredible new debut authors from VINTAGE. Follow us on twitter: twitter.com/vintagebooks Sign up to our bookish newsletter to hear all about our new releases, see exclusive extracts and win prizes: po.st/vintagenewsletter Music is Orbiting A Distant Planet by Quantum Jazz http://po.st/OrbitingADistant See acast.…
 
Episodes featured: Nine strangers and a natural catastrophe ᛫ Richard Powers https://play.acast.com/s/vintagepodcast/4eee90f4-8ae5-46ce-98a8-80eba4061611 The Testaments Book Club ᛫ Atwood's new novel discussed by Helen Lewis, Sanne Vliegenthart, Bookseller Jessica and Leena Norms https://play.acast.com/s/vintagepodcast/2f29d6ae-c378-4ad3-b41b-035be…
 
Thanks to West Sussex Libraries and Liverpool Library! Follow West Sussex libraries! · Facebook page: www.facebook.com/WestSussexLibraries · Twitter: @WSCCLibraries · Website: www.westsussex.gov.uk/libraries Follow Liverpool Library! · Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/liverpoollib/ · Twitter: https://twitter.com/CentralLibrary_ · Website: ht…
 
Introducing Chapter 3: a Young Adult special! Remember to catch up on Chapter 2 where Anna speaks to the emerging authors behind BEAUTIFUL PLACE and A MORE PERFECT UNION; local bookseller Elizabeth from City Books gives us a guide to literary Christmas gifts; and Anna and Elizabeth discuss this month's Book Group pick, LEONARD AND HUNGRY PAUL by Ro…
 
Take a look at all five in the Vintage Japanese Classics... https://www.penguin.co.uk/series/vincjap/vintage-classic-japanese-series.html Thanks to our guests: Polly Barton https://twitter.com/pollyfmbarton https://www.pollybarton.net/ and Rowan Hisayo Buchanan https://twitter.com/rowanhlb https://rowanhisayo.com/ Episode mentioned with Intan Param…
 
Local bookseller Elizabeth gives her Christmas Gift recommendations, for readers who like Sally Rooney, Bill Bryson, Paula Hawkins, Gail Honeyman and Lee Child - plus some books to get you in the festive mood. Check out the full episode to hear from emerging authors Tammye Huf and Amanthi Harris, plus a discussion of the book group choice LEONARD A…
 
Anna interviews Ruth Wainwright from the Feminist Bookshop, a new addition to Brighton's literary scene. Check out the full episode to hear from emerging authors Tammye Huf and Amanthi Harris, plus a christmas gift guide from Elizabeth, a bookseller at City Books in Hove. Next month's Book Group pick is THE BLACK FLAMINGO by Dean Atta. Send your th…
 
Anna speaks to the emerging authors behind A BEAUTIFUL PLACE and A MORE PERFECT UNION; local bookseller Elizabeth from City Books gives us a guide to literary Christmas gifts; and Anna and Elizabeth discuss this month's Book Group pick, LEONARD AND HUNGRY PAUL by Ronan Hession. Next month's book of the month is THE BLACK FLAMINGO by Dean Atta. Send…
 
Colin Grant talks about his passion to capture the stories of Windrush, and his incredible book Homecoming, which draws on over a hundred first-hand interviews, archival recordings and memoirs by the women and men who came to Britain from the West Indies between the late 1940s and the early 1960s. Take a closer look at the book: https://www.penguin…
 
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