Talking Books

Suzie Wilde and Tim O'Kelly

The brighter books show with Suzie Wilde and Tim O’Kelly

Published author Suzie Wilde and One Tree Books owner Tim O’Kelly explore their love of books, the joy of stories and the craft of writing as they meet published authors, Tim recommends good reads and Suzie shares a forgotten jewel as her backlist choice.

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Talking Books – May 2024

Talking Books – May 2024

This month, in addition to Suzie and Tim reviewing what is current or what they have been reading, there are two interviews. One is with renowned illustrator Angela Harding and the other with local author Steve Shepherd who’s third book has just been published.

Talking Books – April 2024

Talking Books – April 2024

This month’s Talking Books starts on a bright day in April but the clocks aren’t striking thirteen when Suzie and Tim talk about their favourite reads this month. There’s an interview with Roger Morgan-Grenville about his latest book The Return of the Grey Partridge, written with the Duke of Norfolk about restoring biodiversity to his estate near Arundel. It’s beautifully illustrated by Claire Harrup. 

Talking Books – March 2024

Talking Books – March 2024

Instantly recognisable from her trademark collection of black hats, British author Frances Hardinge is one of the most acclaimed and inventive writers of her generation.  This month’s edition features an interview with her.

Talking Books – February 2024

Talking Books – February 2024

This month Suzie and Tim again review books they have been reading and what is coming up. The interview is with Elle M Keating, whose debut novel is Poison Summer.

Talking Books – December 2023

Talking Books – December 2023

This month Suzie and Tim review books they have been reading and what is coming up. The interview is with Michelle Magorian who lives locally.

Talking Books – November 2023

Talking Books – November 2023

Ever wondered why insomnia might make you want to murder your husband? Or have another reason? Find out how not to do it when Katie Marsh talks to Tim and Suzie about the first book in her new cozy crime series.

Talking Books – October 2023

Talking Books – October 2023

This month we have two interviews with local authors, Tim Goulder and Nigel Johnson-Hill, and Tim and Suzie share their current reads and review what is coming up.

Talking Books – September 2023

Talking Books – September 2023

This month, the interview is with Claire Fuller, a prize-winning author and short fiction writer. Also, Tim and Suzie share their favourite reads and review what is coming up