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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Tim’s top picks for Christmas presents and an interview with Niall Edworthy, the author of Main Battle Tank and over a dozen other books under a variety of noms de plume, covering military history, biography, sport, general humour, wildlife and gardening. WILL, the Will Greenwood autobiography, was shortlisted for the 2005 Sports Book Awards in the Best Autobiography category. His first novel, Otto Eckhart’s Ordeal, is recently published. Suzie is raving about her current read about a rock group in the Sixties and her Backlisted brings some much-needed laughter.
It’s Halloween. Tim hates ghost stories and Suzie loves them. That’s not their only difference of opinion. Tim meets Bob Stone, owner of Write Blend books in Liverpool, and I talk rainbow shelfies and Giles Coren’s end of books with author and bookstagrammer Mel Rogerson.
Suzie Wilde and Tim O’Kelly discuss how they organise their bookshelves and the books they are currently reading. Tim talks about A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth and books that are being launched over the next few weeks while Suzie discusses Deadland by Alex Cupidi.
Suzie Wilde and John Welsman share their love of audio books in this first edition of our new Talking Books series.