Yrsa Daley-Ward - You're Booked

It's our 100th episode! Sort of - we may have slightly lost count. But there is still plenty of cause for celebration as we are in the company of poet, author, memoirist and actor Yrsa Daley-Ward! Her poetry collection Bone was widely acclaimed while her memoir The Terrible won the PEN/Ackerley Prize. She co-wrote Black Is King with Beyonce and her latest book is The How described as "a gratifying exploration of the self". We talked to her about the best books to listen to, the genius of Jeanette Winterson, finding books on stoops and books that induce calm.


Daisy Buchanan - Insatiable

Daisy Buchanan - Careering

Yrsa Daley-Ward - The Terrible

Yrsa Daley-Ward - The How

Jeanette Winterson - Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson - Written on the Body

Helen Oyeyemi - Boy Snow Bird

Jonathan Swift - Gulliver's Travels

Jenny Slate - Little Weirds

Ta-Nehisi Coates - Between the World and Me

Helen Oyeyemi - Peaces

Spike Milligan - Collected Poetry

Rolad Dahl - James and the Giant Peach

Roger McGough - Collected Potery

Vātsyāyana - Kama Sutra

Alice Walker - Colour Purple

Alice Walker - By the Light of my Father's Smile

Toni Morrison - Sula

Toni Morrison - Beloved

Jeanette Winterson - Sexing the Cherry

Samantha Hunt - The Seas

Phyllis Grant - Everything is Under Control

Annie Dillard - Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

Hanya Yanagihara - A Little Life

Ocean Vuong - On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Kiese Laymon - Heavy

Patricia Lockwood - No One is Talking About This

Samantha Hunt - The Dark Dark

Alice Walker - Collected Stories

Carmen Maria Machado - Her Body and Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado - In The Dream House

Akwaeke Emezi - Death of Vivek Oji

Akwaeke Emezi - Fresh Water

Kevin Wilson - Nothing To See Here

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