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

In this episode we discuss: Ilaria on what inspired ‘The Portrait’: a boozy night with two Italian actresses one named Valeria & a trip to Milan. Ilaria on the common narrative of wealthy men, who after passing away or falling ill, one hears a knock on the door of a mistress or another woman whoContinue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: Ilaria Bernardini ‘The Portrait’”

Book-Cast of the Week: Sadie Jones ‘The Snakes’

In this Book-Cast, we talk: Sadie on writing a thriller: “Grief is a cliffhanger” a non-linear experience that makes you feel like you’re on a “knifes edge”. The depth of the characters in the book, who’s lives revolve around money & power. “His greed is material. Her greed is emotional & narcissistic”. Outward greed &Continue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: Sadie Jones ‘The Snakes’”

Book-Cast of the Week: ‘Lost Dog’ by Kate Spicer

The chat opens with a book-cast reading from to set the scene of Kate’s initial panic of losing one’s four legged friend. Following this, we talk: Writing a book on losing a dog & the feeling of inferiority when looking to be published. “Who cares that I lost my dog?” Opening the book with KateContinue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: ‘Lost Dog’ by Kate Spicer”

Book Cast of the Week: Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette

For this week’s book cast of the week, we welcome in the hilariously relatable & human ‘Cafe Latte’ (because she’s frothy on the top with a hidden macchiato punch underneath), Kathy Lette. Kathy is joined by Imogen Edwards-Jones as we talk Kathy’s latest book ‘Husband Replacement Therapy’. Launching a book during lockdown for Kathy hasContinue reading “Book Cast of the Week: Husband Replacement Therapy by Kathy Lette”

Book-Cast of the Week: In the Crypt with a Candlestick

For this week’s bookcast of the week, Daisy Waugh reads from her new book, In the Crypt with a Candlestick You can read our full review of ‘In the Crypt with a Candlestick in our ‘Books of the Week’ post from Imogen Edwards-Jones here. As one of the most uplifting reads for lockdown, Waugh’s novelContinue reading “Book-Cast of the Week: In the Crypt with a Candlestick”