This Months Programme

Suzie and Tim discuss favourite books of the month and look forward to exciting things coming up.   This month we have two interviews, one with Martin Muncaster, probably best known for his television work for both ITV and BBC in their formative years, he has also spent time at sea and read the Shipping Forecast. He says he has been involved in accidents and mishaps that could have been fatal, including one in Surbiton.

The second is with Sir Vince Cable ,Former Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, who’s latest book, Money and Power was published in February

This month’s books were:

  • Ghost Bird by Lisa Fuller
  • Aftershocks by Anne Fine
  • Islands of Abandonment by Cal Flyn * 
  • Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller *
  • Snow by John Banville
  • We Don’t Know Ourselves by Fintan O’Toole
  • Small Things Like These by Clare Keegan
  • The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse (!)

* Prize Winners

What’s coming up:

  • This Is the Night They Come For You by Robert Goddard
  • Judas 62 (pb) by Charles Cumming
  • (Early Morning Riser out in pb at the end of the month)
  • Swarm Rising by Tim Peake
  • Finding The Mother Tree by Suzanne Simard

Suzie’s backlisted, with extract from:

  • Nothing To Lose (Jack Reacher, Book 12) by Lee Child

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.