This Months Interview

John Micklewright is professor emeritus at University College London, an economist working on poverty and inequality with a number of books on these subjects – but now turning to travel writing. His earlier posts included a dozen years working in Italy – in Florence – and a spell with the UN. He now lives in Winchester.

This Months Books were

  • The Opening Country by John Micklewright
  • The Aristocracy of Talent by Adrian Woolridge
  • Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman
  • Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan
  • Summer at LBSB by Jenny Colgan
  • The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan 
  • The Café by the Sea (2016) by Jenny Colgan
  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke 

What’s Coming Up

  • Girl A by Abigail Dean (pb)
  • Spider Woman by Lady Hale
  • The Magician by Colm Tobin
  • Brothers in Arms by James Holland

Suzie’s backlisted, with extract from:

Call for the Dead John le Carre

A new edition of Talking Books is broadcast on the third Monday of the month at 8pm on Petersfield’s Shine Radio. It’s repeated at many other times during the month.