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Leigh Chambers presents the fortnightly show featuring Cambridge-based writers. Sponsored by Heffer.
||CleanBookmark: Laura Purcell||There’s a distinctly Gothic feel to today’s programme as Leigh Chambers welcomes Laura Purcell who talks about her spooky novel, The Silent Companions, and chooses some of her favourite music. We also hear from Samantha Ellis,||1/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Preti Taneja||Preti Taneja talks about her epic debut novel, We That Are Young, which is set in India and inspired by King Lear. We also hear from Elena Mannion of Pikku Publishing about the joys of running a small press.||12/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Clare Mulley||Leigh Chambers welcomes award-winning historical biographer, Clare Mulley. Clare talks about her latest book The Women Who Flew For Hitler which examines the contrasting but strangely parallel lives of two female pilots awarded medals for their service.||11/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Justin Miles||Leigh Chambers welcomes explorer and author Justin Miles whose uses his expeditions around the world to support global education projects. He explains why he decided to become an explorer after suffering brain damage in an accident,||11/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Judith Lennox||Leigh Chambers welcomes Judith Lennox to the show. Judith has sold over three and a half million books worldwide. She tells Leigh what motivates her and how living with scoliosis has influenced her writing. We also hear from children’s author,||10/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Hina Belitz||Bookmark welcomes Hina Belitz whose debut novel, Set Me Free, deals with issues of immigration, domestic violence and arranged marriages. She’ll also reveal how her own arranged marriage caught the attention of Morgan Freeman.||10/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Sarah Shaw||Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Sarah Shaw. Her memoir, Portland Place, chronicles her time as a BBC secretary in the early 1970s and the development of a very unlikely romantic relationship. We also hear from Emma Bennett,||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Helen Marshall||In the first of a new series of Bookmark, Sponsored by Heffers, Leigh Chambers talks to fantasy and science fiction writer, Helen Marshall, about the world-building in novels and using the future to reflect on the past.||9/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Katie Dale||Last in series. Leigh Chambers speaks to YA author, Katie Dale. Katie has a raft of young adult readers and writes at a prodigious rate to satisfy them, publishing 13 book in five years. She talks about how she manages to write so quickly and dealing w.||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBookmark: Megan Hunter||Leigh Chambers welcomes Cambridge author Megan Hunter whose debut novel, The End We Start From is already receiving rave reviews and tipped to win top awards. Megan talks about why she chose to write the novel in a poetic format and how being a mother .||6/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|