Submit Your Questions: Exclusive Q &A with Author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Christy Lefteri

Calling all The Beekeeper of Aleppo fans!  This is your EXCLUSIVE chance to meet its brilliant International Number One bestselling author – CHRISTY LEFTERI- only on The Great Big Book Club site.  In partnership with The Reading Agency, The Great Big Book Club, will be celebrating National Reading Group Day on June 20th with a unique interviewContinue reading “Submit Your Questions: Exclusive Q &A with Author of The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Christy Lefteri”

Book Reviews of the Week: 03.06.20

Miss Austen by Gill Hornby Buy Miss Austen from your local Bookseller: The Sunday Times bestseller, and set to be a major TV drama ‘You can’t help feeling that Jane would have approved.’ OBSERVER ‘So good, so intelligent, so clever, so entertaining – I adored it.’ CLAIRE TOMALIN  Already a Sunday Times bestseller, Miss Austen, is a beautifully craftedContinue reading “Book Reviews of the Week: 03.06.20”

Lockdown Lunch: Steak Ceviche with Santiago Lastra

For this week’s Lockdown Lunch we have a very delicious take on the traditional Peruvian ceviche but with a Mexican twist – an ode to Santiago’s Mexican roots. Traditionally made with seafood & cured with lime, this unique take on ceviche is a definite crowd pleaser. Santiago replaces the seafood with seared steak & addsContinue reading “Lockdown Lunch: Steak Ceviche with Santiago Lastra”

Author of the Week: Gill Hornby

For this week’s Author of the Week, we are joined by Sunday Times bestselling Author, Gill Hornby to share her new release ‘Miss Austen’. A historical fiction novel based on Jane Austen’s sister & dedicated keeper of her legacy, Cassandra. Historically, Cassandra is the lesser loved, but equally as fascinating sister. Captivated by the mysteryContinue reading “Author of the Week: Gill Hornby”

Weekly Chats: Craig Brown & Rachel Johnson

Today we are joined by satirist, journalist & Beatles enthusiast, Craig Brown with journalist, Author & television presenter, Rachel Johnson to share Craig’s new book ‘One Two Three Four: The Beatles In Time’. This kaleidoscopic view of The Beatles examines the fab four in their many shades, elements & moments in time. A book thatContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Craig Brown & Rachel Johnson”

Book-Cast of the Week: Ilaria Bernardini ‘The Portrait’

In this week’s book-cast, we are joined by Italian Author Ilaria Bernardini reading from her book ‘The Portrait’. In the reading, we enter the life of Valeria a writer & mistress of the famous Martin, he who which she proclaims is ‘her lover’. A story of love, lies & secrets, Ilaria lets us in toContinue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: Ilaria Bernardini ‘The Portrait’”

Author of the Week: Joanne Harris

For this week’s Author of the Week instalment, we are joined by Joanne Harris to share her new ebook (soon to be hardback), ‘Ten Things About Writing’. Originally a series of tweets, ‘Ten Things About Writing’ is a book that answers the constant barrage of questions Joanne receives on being an Author. Whether it’s dealingContinue reading “Author of the Week: Joanne Harris”

#LockdownLunch with Jo Pratt: Smashed Beans with Greens on Toast

For this week’s #LockdownLunch we have a delicious vegetarian alternative for your breakfast or lunch menu. Fresh, healthy & quick to whip up, this smashed beans with greens on toast is a great go-to for the whole family. This is one of the many clean, tasty vegetarian recipes from Jo Pratt‘s cookbook, ‘The Flexible Vegetarian’.Continue reading “#LockdownLunch with Jo Pratt: Smashed Beans with Greens on Toast”

Happy Hour with Tippl: Tom Collins

For this week’s Happy Hour with the drinks experts at Tippl, we are creating the timeless & delicious Tom Collins. We are keeping with our recent trend of refreshing drinks for the Northern Hemisphere’s warm days & long nights. Today we will be flipping the regular G&T & making a sweeter, more fun take forContinue reading “Happy Hour with Tippl: Tom Collins”

Weekly Chats: Alexandra Shulman with Bella Pollen

For this week’s Weekly Chats we are joined by two incredibly talented & stylish women, Alexandra Shulman & Bella Pollen. Alexandra Shulman is a journalist, consultant and commentator. She was Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue from 1992–2017, the magazine’s longest serving editor. Bella Pollen is a writer and journalist who has contributed to a wide varietyContinue reading “Weekly Chats: Alexandra Shulman with Bella Pollen”