Charlie Higson - You're Booked

This week we are delighted to present a funny, freewheeling conversation with author, actor, podcaster and comedy legend Charlie Higson! As well as co-creating The Fast Show and Down the Line, adapting Marple and Jekyll and Hyde for TV, hosting the Charlie Higson & Friends podcast and popping up in Broadchurch, he's the author of many books including the hugely successful Young Bond and The Enemy series. His latest is the sweet and hilarious kids book Worst Holiday Ever. We talked to him about Fungus, Octopi, Bond, diaries and Samuel Beckett’s influence on the Fast Show.

BOOKS

Daisy Buchanan - Insatiable

Charlie Higson - Young Bond

Charlie Higson - The Enemy

Charlie Higson - Worst Holiday Ever

Elizabeth Jane Howard - Cazalet Chronicles

George Eliot - Middlemarch

Ian Fleming - Thunderball

Cervantes - Don Quixote

Herman Melville - Moby Dick

Samuel Beckett - Three Novels

Samuel Beckett - Krapps Last Tape

Steve Martin - Born Standing Up

Michael Palin - Diaries

Andy Warhol - Diaries

EB White - Letters

Richard Burton - Diaries

Henry 'Chips' Channon - Diaries

Nancy Mitford - The Pursuit of Love

Chris Kraus - I Love Dick

Peter Godfrey-Smith - Other Minds

Merlin Sheldrake - Entangled Life

Giulia Enders - Gut

Will Storr - Status Game

Will Storr - Science of Storytelling

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