Bibliophile | Book talk and recommendations from independent booksellers
By Golden Hare Books
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Bibliophile beams to you from independent bookshop Golden Hare Books in Edinburgh, Scotland. Hosted by resident booksellers David Bloomfield, Julie Danskin and Jonathan Taylor, Bibliophile is your resource for book recommendations and literary chat. Each month Julie, Jonathan and David discuss what they've been reading and a Big Topic from the book world, such as awards shortlists, how to choose your next book and what to do when you're in a reading rut. They also recap the monthly book group pick in-depth, so each month you can read the selected book in advance and join in with our discussion.
||CleanBibliophile Episode 11: “Classic Arch-Enemy Banter”||Breaking down Westerns, recommending books and helping each other out of reading slumps.||2 3 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 10: “That’s a good name for a taxidermist”||In Episode 10 of Bibliophile, Julie, David and Jonathan (JT) discuss their current reads, how they track their reading and what resolutions they have for 2019, with more recommendations throughout.||31 1 2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 9: Recent Reads | The People in the Trees | Favourite Books of 2018||In this episode of Bibliophile, Julie Danskin, David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor reveal their most recent reads, then discuss the first novel by Hanya Yanigahara, The People in the Trees, then share their best books of 2018.||9 12 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 8: in which we learn that Julie definitely likes sci-fi||Welcome to episode 8 of Bibliophile, in which we discuss our current reads, We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson and the Man Booker winner for 2018, Milkman by Anna Burns. David gives us more miserable nonfiction to read,||20 11 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 7: in which David ruins children’s books||In this episode of the podcast, we bid a fond farewell to Alice Tarbuck and introduce the dulcet tones of David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor. As usual we dicuss what we’re reading and discuss the book group book which was My Year of Rest and Relaxa||7 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 6 | Behind the Scenes at the Bookshop Edition||It’s episode six! This episode, co-hosts and co-booksellers Julie Danskin and Alice Tarbuck delve into the world of running bookshop events, as well as the ups and downs of creative nonfiction, current reads and plenty chuckling.||18 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 5 | Uncivil Wars, Tortured Women and the Man Booker Longlist||Booksellers Julie Danskin and Alice Tarbuck share what they’re currently reading and recommending, discuss this month’s book group book American War by Omar el Akkad and dig into 2018’s varied Man Booker longlist.||10 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBibliophile Episode 4 | Current reads, Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo & summer reading||Bibliophile is back! Julie Danskin and new co-host Alice Tarbuck discuss what they’re currently reading, delve into June’s book group pick Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo including audio clips from the in-store discussion and the best books to pic||6 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 | To Modernise or Not To Modernise…||[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Welcome to Bibliophile Episode Three! This time we’re discussing modernisation of classic novels – when (if ever) is it a good thing? Plus we answer a question from a new independent bookshop in the North of Englan||21 8 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 | What’s with all the book-to-TV adaptations?||[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s the second episode of Bibliophile! Thanks so much for all your feedback and questions so far. This time we welcome our first guest, Edinburgh writer and musician Jim Taylor,||10 7 2017||Free||View in iTunes|
The podcast I needed!
This podcast is wonderful - a cozy chat about books and the book industry from inside a bookshop between two intelligent, funny women - I can’t imagine anything better. Can’t wait to keep listening.
Love this podcast - I always come out of listening to it with a new book on my to-read list and new perspectives on things I have already read. They cover interesting topics and I haven't seen a book-themed podcast like this before (maybe I haven't been looking hard enough?) The only drawback is that the sound could be a little bit clearer, but it is very good for a first podcast from people who don't usually record things for a living. Also if you happen to be in Edinburgh sometime, the shop is definitely worth a visit.