Ian Rankin - You're Booked

It's our 150th episode! And we can't think of a better way to celebrate than to welcome a true literary legend to the podcast: Ian Rankin! Ian is a broadcaster, musician, playwright and the globally renowned, multi-million-selling author of the Rebus crime novels, amongst many others. His latest book is the Amazon Original The Rise. We talked to Ian about Muriel Spark, using crime books as a travel guide, writing routines and his love for Jilly Cooper. Find out more about Daisy's Creative Confidence Substack and her Writing Course HERE or email: creativeconfidenceclinic@gmail.com. Find out more about all the books mentioned on the episode by visiting https://uk.bookshop.org/shop/booked


Daisy Buchanan - Limelight

Ian Rankin - The Rise

Muriel Spark - Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark - Hothouse by the East River

Alain Robbe-Grillet - Last Year at Marienbad

Muriel Spark - The Drivers Seat

Muriel Spark - Girls of Slender Means

Muriel Spark - Loitering With Intent

Reginald Hill - Asking Fo the Moon

Gillian Flynn - Gone Girl

Robert Louis Stevenson - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Anbara Salam - Hazardous Spirits

Evelyn Waugh - Vile Bodies

Muriel Spark - The Bachelors

Arthur Conan Doyle - Complete Sherlock Holmes

James Hogg - The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange

Joseph Heller - Catch 22

Mario Puzo - The Godfather

Ken Kesey - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Robin Moore - The French Connection

William Peter Blatty - The Exorcist

Dorothy Whipple - Someone at a Distance

Ian Rankin - The Flood

Ian Rankin - Knots and Crosses

Ian Rankin - Watchman

Graham Greene - Human Factor

Ian Rankin - Westwind

Michael Connelly - Desert Star

James Ellroy - LA Confedential

Lawrence Block - A Drop of the Hard Stuff

William McIlvanney - Laidlaw

Denise Mina - The Long Drop

Anita Nair - Cut Like Wound

Thomas Pynchon - Short Stories

Stieg Larsson - Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Henning Mankell - Faceless Killers

Jo Nesbo - The Snowman

Hanya Yanagihara - A Little Life

Alasdair Gray - Poor Things

Alasdair Gray - Lanark

John Niven - Oh Brother

Jilly Cooper - Tackle

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