9-18 October 2020

DBF’s Autumn Reads: Podcast

Event Details

  • 9th October, Free
  • Durham Book Festival Online
  • Tickets: Free

Event Details

  • 9th October, Free
  • Durham Book Festival Online
  • Tickets: Free

Join the Durham Book Festival team, as they discuss some of the books they’ve loved reading this year. In this special podcast, Claire, Rebecca and Grace, share their highs and lows of reading in lockdown and highlight some of the new titles they are most looking forward to delving into this Autumn.

Read a transcript of the podcast here.

Books mentioned in the podcast:

How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang

Pew by Catherine Lacey

The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld

Djinn Patrol on the Purlple Line by Deepa Anappara

Humankind by Rutger Bregman

Shadow State by Luke Harding

Twilight of Democracy: The Failure of Politics and the Passing of Friends by Anne Applebaum

Little Eyes by Samantha Schweblin

Intimations by Zadie Smith

The Deficit Myth by Stephanie Kelton

In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

Xstabeth by David Keenan

The Divers’ Game by Jesse Ball

The Less Dead by Denise Mina

The Searcher by Tana French

Inside Story by Martin Amis

Let’s Do It: the Authorised Biography of Victoria Wood by Jasper Rees

Mr Wilder and Me by Jonathan Coe

Love After Love by Ingrid Persuad

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Mexican Gothic by Slivia Moreno-Garcia

The Liar’s Dictionary by Eley Williams

Daddy by Emma Cline

The Mission House by Carys Davies

Mayflies by Andrew O’Hagan

Notes from an Apocalypse by Mark O’Connell

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division by Elif Shafak

Glass Town by Isabel Greenberg

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Event Details

  • 9th October, Free
  • Durham Book Festival Online
  • Tickets: Free

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