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Season V Episodes

 Episode image is a detail from the cover of Fool On The Hill by Matt Ruff, published in 2016 by dtv; cover design Balk & Brumshagen; cover image Dietrich Ebert.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Fool On The Hill by Matt Ruff, published in 2016 by dtv; cover design Balk & Brumshagen; cover image Dietrich Ebert.

Joining Charles Adrian for the 114th Second-Hand Book Factory is academic Liz Bailey. They talk about the blending of voices, the ravages of the free market and the creation of a magical-realistic world.

Stand-Up Tragedy, which is mentioned both here and in the previous episode, is a storytelling and performance night hosted by Dave Pickering. More information about the night is at http://www.standuptragedy.co.uk/

 

Book listing:

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

What A Carve Up by Jonathan Coe

Fool On The Hill by Matt Ruff

 

Links:

Stand-Up Tragedy

Page One 44 (in which I read from the only German novel I have read in its entirety in German)

Page One 118 (which, by pure coincidence, was recorded across the road from this episode)

Charles Adrian