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Season 2 Episodes

Episode image is a detail from the cover of  No One Belongs Here More Than You  by Miranda July, published by Scribner in July 2008.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July, published by Scribner in July 2008.

For the 59th Second-Hand Book Factory, Charles Adrian is joined by Dave Pickering, who is a freelance storyteller, podcaster and, on the day we met, author of an article about the disappearance of his previous job that was published in the Guardian’s Comment Is Free section; you can read the article here and the blog post that it is based on is here. If you are interested, you can check out Miranda July’s Learning To Love You More project here, and here is a link to Dave’s Getting Better Acquainted podcast.

Another book by Iain Banks, Canal Dreams, is discussed in Page One 26.

No One Belongs Here More Than You by Miranda July is also discussed in Page One 115.

This episode features a jingle written for the podcast by the band Friends Of Friends; you can find some of their music here.

Episode released: 27th May, 2014.

 

Book listing:

Walking On Glass by Iain Banks

Happiness by Will Ferguson

The Shared Patio (from No One Belongs Here More Than You) by Miranda July

Links:

If it was a ‘tough choice’ to cut my job, then come and tell the children why

A Week of Goodbyes

Learning To Love You More

Jessie J pens a defensive, 1,082-word essay after admitting bisexuality was ‘a phase’: ‘I never lied about my sexuality’

Getting Better Acquainted

Getting Better Acquainted with Charles Adrian

Getting Better Acquainted with Ms Samantha Mann

Ms Samantha Mann

Page One 26

Page One 115

Friends Of Friends on Soundcloud

Dave Pickering

Charles Adrian