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The Brit Lit Podcast

Jan 15, 2020

On episode 58, we hear from Erin Somers, the American author of the novel Stay Up with Hugo Best. From time to time on the podcast, I interview people who are not British, for their take on UK books and culture, and it was great to chat to Erin about what differentiates British humour from American humour in particular....


Nov 28, 2019

Our guest on episode 57 is Talia Hibbert, who’s the author of many romance novels including, most recently, Get a Life, Chloe Brown.

We talked about the illustrated cover trend, how she got her start writing novels, what it’s like to get picked as a Book of the Month author, and more.

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Nov 14, 2019

On episode 56, we hear from Kate Young, who’s the author of The Little Library Cookbook and The Little Library Year, collections of recipes inspired by books. Kate Young is Australian but has lived in the UK for ten years, so I think we can claim her as one of our own. We talked about her journey writing about books...


Oct 31, 2019

Our guest on episode 55 is Fiona Collins, who's the author of several novels including, most recently, You, Me and the Movies, a story about bumping into a long-ago love and the feelings it reignites. It's out now as an ebook and will be coming out in paperback on Boxing Day.

Fiona Collins and I talked about audiobooks,...


Oct 17, 2019

On this episode, we hear from Stephen Cox, whose debut novel Our Child of the Stars came out earlier this year. And he’s also part of an innovative new bookshop in North London that’s being run by a cooperative.

He and I talked about what makes the '60s such an interesting time to set a novel, the importance of...