Olivia Laing - You're Booked

This week we are thrilled to present an illuminating chat with one of our favourite all-time writers: Olivia Laing! Olivia is the author of To the River, The Trip to Echo Spring, The Lonely City and Funny Weather. Her novel Crudo was a Sunday Times bestseller, a New York Times notable book, shortlisted for the Goldsmiths and Gordon Burn Prizes and winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Her latest book is Everybody: A Book About Freedom. We talked to her about Warhol’s wigs, Kathy Acker as a teenage totem, Jilly Cooper revelations and a Henry James slam courtesy of John Cheever.


Daisy Buchanan - Insatiable

Olivia Laing - Lonely City

Olivia Laing - Funny Weather

Olivia Laing - Crudo

Olivia Laing - Everybody

Charles Dickens - Bleak House

George Eliot - Middlemarch

Jilly Cooper - Imogen

Jilly Cooper - Man Who Made Husbands Jealous

Jane Austen - Persuasion

Jane Austen - Pride and Prejudice

Charlotte Bronte - Jane Eyre

William Burroughs - The Cat Inside

Kathy Acker - Great Expectations

JD Salinger - Nine Stories

TH White - Once and Future King

Siri Hustvedt - What I Loved

Derek Jarman - Modern Nature

Derek Jarman - Chroma

Patricia Highsmith - Talented Mr Ripley

Patricia Highsmith - Ripley Under Ground

Olivia Laing - Trip to Echo Spring

Jessica Anya Blau - Mary Jane

Taylor Jenkins Reid - Daisy Jones and the Six

Hermione Lee - Virginia Woolf

Andy Warhol - Diaries

Tina Brown - Diaries

Linda Rosenkrantz - Talk

Andy Warhol - A

Josephine Tey - Franchise Affair

Margery Allingham - Crime at Black Dudley

Len Deighton - Ipcress File

Len Deighton - Horse Under Water

Len Deighton - SS-GB

Christopher Isherwood - Goodbye to Berlin

Elizabeth Jane Howard - Cazalet Chronicles

Denton Welch - Maiden Voyage

Anthony Powell - Dance To The Music of Time

Rosamond Lehmann - Invitation To The Waltz

Rosamond Lehmann - Weather in the Streets

Dodie Smith - I Capture the Castle

Lucy M. Boston - Green Knowe

Dodie Smith - 101 Dalmations

Dodie Smith - Look Back With Love

Henrietta Moraes - Henrietta

Darren Coffield - Tales From the Colony Room

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