Special guest Thomas Harding, a bestselling author whose books have been translated into more than 16 languages. He has written for the Sunday Times, the Washington Post and the Guardian, among other publications. He is the author of HANNS AND RUDOLF which won the JQ-Wingate Prize for Non-Fiction; THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE, which was shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award; and BLOOD ON THE PAGE which won the Crime Writers’ Association “Golden Dagger Award for Non-Fiction”. His recent books include LEGACY, FUTURE HISTORY, and a picture book version of THE HOUSE BY THE LAKE. 

The books discussed in the January edition are:

Tim’s selection:

  • Double Agent by Tom Bradby
  • The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • Just Like You by Nick Hornby
  • City of Tears by Kate Mosse
  • Living Sea of Waking Dreams by Richard Flanagan
  • Marlow Murder Club by Robert Thorogood

and of course

The House by the Lake by Thomas Harding

Suzie’s books are:

  • The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper
  • Winter Kill by Ragnar Jonasson
  • The Emperors Babe by Bernadine Evaristo

Talking Books is broadcast on the third Monday evening of the month at 8pm on Petersfield’s Shine Radio and than repeated at other times during the month.