Conversations with authors and writers, alongside reviews of the latest releases. Exploring new ideas to challenge our thinking.
Unexpected Origin Stories | Book Club
Jen Campbell reads Scattered All Over the Earth by Yoko Tawada and Cold Enough for Snow by Jessica Au.
Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 | Book Club
Jen Campbell reviews the shortlisted books for this year’s literary award.
Breakfast with… Meg Mason
Jo Rodgers meets the Sydney-based author of Sorrow and Bliss for a stroll around Chelsea Physic Garden.
Unspoken Things | Book Club
Jen Campbell considers Chloë Ashby’s fiction debut and Huma Qureshi’s short story collection.
The Exchanges between Art, Nature and Writing | Book Club
Jen Campbell considers Tom de Freston’s debut non-fiction book Wreck and Lulah Ellender’s Grounding.
Breakfast with… Lauren Groff
Jo Rodgers speaks to the Florida-based author about her latest novel reimagining the life of 12th century poet Marie de France.
The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont | Book Club
Jen Campbell reviews the mystery novel inspired by Agatha Christie’s own disappearance in 1926.
Worn: A People’s History of Clothing | Book Club
Author Sofi Thanhauser on her exploration of five fabrics through society, gender politics and the planet.
Edible Flowers: How, Why, and When We Eat Flowers | Book Club
Monica Nelson highlights blooms in culinary usage and how they have been integral to our cultures.
Jen Campbell's Best Books of 2021 | Book Club
A round up of literary favourites published this year.
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke | Book Club
Jen Campbell reviews the winning novel of the 2021 Women's Prize for Fiction.
Breakfast with … Maggie Shipstead
Jo Rodgers speaks to the L.A.-based author shortlisted for the Booker Prize 2021.
Breakfast with ... Natasha Brown
Jo Rodgers meets the London-based writer to discuss her debut novel, Assembly.
Summer Reading | Book Club
This month, Jen Campbell selects her favourite new and recently released fiction.
The Clifden Bookshop | TOAST Book Club
Máire O’Halloran and Nicole Shanahan on their independent literary haven in the region of Connemara, Ireland
Rough Trade Editions x Garden Museum | Book Club
Jen Campbell explores four new pamphlets examining the radical potential of gardening.
The Art of Literary Translation with Polly Barton | Book Club
Jen Campbell interviews the author and translator of Japanese fiction.
Look At This If You Love Great Art | Book Club
Chloë Ashby on her new book exploring 100 artworks she admires.
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro | Book Club
Jen Campbell reviews the latest novel from the award-winning author.
Finding Rhythm in Translation | Tilted Axis Press
Jen Campbell speaks to publisher and translator Deborah Smith for TOAST Book Club.