Talking Books – May 2022

This Months Programme David Fennell was born and raised in Belfast before leaving for London at the age of eighteen with £50 in one pocket and a dog-eared copy of Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ in the other. He jobbed as a chef, waiter and bartender for...

Talking Books – April 2022

This Months Programme In addition to talking through what has been read, what is coming up shortly and then a back-listed book, we have an interview with Ben Dark.  Ben is a head gardener, journalist and landscape historian working at the top of British horticulture....

Talking Books – March 2022

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...

Talking Books – February 2022

This Months Programme Suzie and Tim discuss favourite books of the month, look forward to exciting things coming up.   This months interview is with best selling authors Elly Griffiths and Lesley Thomson from the Crime Writing Course they tutor at West Dean. This...

Talking Books – January 2022

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...

Talking Books – May 2021

 It’s another YA special, with Sue Wallman –  a prize-winning author of YA thrillers. Her debut, Lying about Last Summer, was Winner of Zoella Book Club 2016 and she has since published another three, all winning awards and Dead Popular was WHSmith...

Talking Books – April 2021

 We are back in person at One Tree Books, ready for the bookshop to reopen to customers on 12 April. Our guest is Roger Morgan-Grenville. He was a soldier in the Royal Green Jackets for 9 years and led the first expedition to successfully retrace Shackleton’s ...

Talking Books – March 2021

The guest is Tim Bouquet, who grew up on his father’s farm at Butser. His mother still lives in Petersfield. He is a ghost-writer and biographer who makes dry material page-turners. Tim O’Kelly talks to him about his stunning book on Philip Jackson (sculpture studio...

Talking Books – February 2021

Our guest is Kathryn Evans, who has been an actor, a waitress, a celery cutter and newspaper deliverer – she’s even scrubbed the decks of the Mary Rose. Now she combines being an author with being a mum, running a farm, volunteering as co-Regional Advisor...

Talking Books – January 2021

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...

Talking Books – December 2020

Tim and Suzie are joined in One Tree Books by bestselling author Kate Mosse. Suzie’s backlisted choice is Kate’s ghostly Christmas love story, set after the horrors of the First World War, The Winter Ghosts. With a short extract read by son, actor Felix Mosse. She is...