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This Months Programme

Suzie and Tim choose their favourite books from 2021, endeavour to lighten a dark January and look forward to what will be coming in 2022.   An unusual interview this month as John Welsman asks Tim O’Kelly about his life in books.

This month’s books were:

  • Piranesi by Susanna Clark 
  • Early Morning Riser by Katherine Heiney
  • Triple Cross by Tom Bradby
  • Fatal Isles by Maria Adolfsson 
  • The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare
  • The Promise by Damon Galgut
  • Violeta by Isabel Allende
  • Audio: A Clock of Stars the Shadow Moth by Francesca Gibbons

What’s coming up:

  • White Debt by Thomas Harding
  • The Anomaly by Herve Le Tellier
  • Ariadne by Jennifer Saint

Suzie’s backlisted, with extract from:

  • The Wild Hunt of Hagworthy by Penelope Lively

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.