This Month’s Programme

Our guest this month is Candy Gourlay, talking about her Sunday Times book of the month Wild Song.  We praised the first book, Bone Talk, and and in Wild Song we pick up the story again of young Filipino Luki in 1904.

This month’s books were:

  • Wild Song by Candy Gourlay
  • This is the Night they Come for You by Robert Goddard
  • The Zanzibar Chest by Aidan Hartley (2003) 
  • Think of Me by Frances Liardet
  • Strong Female Character  by Fern Brady
  • Red Queen by Juan Gomex-Jurado
  • Cleopatra and Frankenstein by Coco Mellors
  • The Theory of Not Quite Everything by Kara Gnodde
  • Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld

What’s Coming Up

  • The Bullet that Missed by Richard Osman
  • Landlines by Raynor Winn
  • Colditz by Ben Macintyre
  • Regenesis by George Monbiot
  • Good Pop Bad Pop by Jarvis Cocker

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.