Elif Shafak - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
2w ago
We're delving back into the archives and bringing you another of our favourite episodes. This week we're visiting the beautiful home (including glorious bookshelves with a library ladder that made us green with envy) of Elif Shafak. Elif is a celebrated and award-winning novelist and the most widely read female author in Turkey. She has published many books including the bestselling Island of Missing Trees, The Bastard of Istanbul, The Forty Rules of Love, Three Daughters of Eve and the critically acclaimed 10 Minutes, 38 Seconds in this Strange World. Her new book There Are Rivers in the Sky ..read more
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Curtis Sittenfeld - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
1M ago
We're diving into the archives while we're on a little break and this week it's the novelist, essayist and New York Times Bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld! Curtis is the author of the YB faves Prep, Eligible, American Wife, Romantic Comedy and a fictional look at Hilary Clinton: Rodham. We talked to her about First Ladies, short stories, writing like there's nobody watching and trying to make your kids like Laura Ingalls Wilder. Find a full list of the books Curtis mentioned at our Bookshop.org store. Pre-order your copy of Daisy's new novel Pity Party RIGHT HERE and read an excl ..read more
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Sara Pascoe - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
1M ago
While we're taking a little break, we're sharing some of our favourite episodes from previous series. This week, it's the amazing stand-up, author, actor and all around inspiration Sara Pascoe! Sara is one of the most heralded comedians working today and the immensely talented author of the books Animal, Sex Power Money and the novel Weirdo. We talked to her about reading habits during quarantine (the episode was recorded during lockdown), big lies involving hamsters, unspeakable acts committed against libraries and the saddest book she has ever read. Find a full list of the books Sophie menti ..read more
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Marian Keyes - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
2M ago
While we take a little break, we're sharing just a few of our favourite ever episodes from the archives. This week we're with the author who has probably been discussed on the show more than any other and one of our favourite writers of all time - the legendary Marian Keyes! Marian is one of the most successful Irish novelists of all time, selling over 30 million books in 33 different languages. When we chatted to Marian, she was about to release the brilliant, chart-topping Grown Ups. Since then we've seen a sequel to Rachel's Holiday, Again Rachel and her latest My Favourite Mistake. We talk ..read more
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Sophie Kinsella - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
2M ago
We're heading back into the extensive YB archives to bring you one of our favourite episodes from yesteryear. This week we’re in Central London – home of some of the greatest shops in the world and our guest, the multimillion selling superstar novelist Sophie Kinsella! Sophie is the author of over 30 books, including novels, children’s books and her hit Shopaholic series, and she’s as prolific a reader as she is a writer. Her latest is massive bestseller The Burnout. We talked to Sophie about PG Wodehouse, Jilly Cooper, sex, jokes, bums and why she ended up buying four copies of Donna Tartt’s ..read more
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Taylor Jenkins Reid - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
3M ago
This week, we are delving back into the archive to revisit our series 5 trip to America in the company of the incredible Taylor Jenkins Reid! When we met Taylor in 2019, Daisy Jones and the Six had just been released. It went on to be a global smash with a recent, lauded Amazon adaptation and in this episode Taylor discusses many of the books that inspired the novel. Her other books, including The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Malibu Rising and Carrie Soto is Back, have all been celebrated best-sellers. We met Taylor in West Hollywood, LA and the delightful confines of the great Book Soup booksto ..read more
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Elizabeth Day - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
3M ago
While we're taking a little break, we're revisiting just a few of our favourite ever You're Booked interviews. We're travelling all the way back to our first ever series for this chat with author, journalist and podcast supremo Elizabeth Day. Elizabeth is the author of five novels including Magpie and The Party plus her memoir, based on her massively successful podcast How To Fail and her most book Friendaholic: Confessions of a Friendship Addict. While snooping around her (small but perfectly formed) flat, we discussed being nosey, literary heroines, EM Forster related tattoos and learning th ..read more
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David Nicholls - You're Booked Archive All-Stars
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
4M ago
While we're taking a little break, we're revisiting just a few of our favourite ever You're Booked interviews. We're kicking off in style with this wonderful conversation with David Nicholls from season 4 in his beautiful North London home. At the time, David had just released his wonderful novel Sweet Sorrow. His new book, You Are Here, is out soon, while the brand new adaptation of One Day has just hit Netflix. We spoke to David about being an understudy, Dickens, Moomins, movies, adaptation and Billy Wilder. Find out more about all the books mentioned at our Bookshop.org.uk Store. BOOKS D ..read more
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Limelight Special with Kezia Venner - You're Booked
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
4M ago
Surprise! We are back for a very special edition of YB. To celebrate the publication of Limelight in paperback, we're chatting to the winner of the YB Limelight competition Kezia Venner! As you will hear, Kezia is a woman of many talents. She's a lingerie designer, a writer, a former bookseller and a voracious reader, with excellent taste in books. We talked to her about her family's literary connections, the book that kicked off her reading journey, her bookshop buying techniques, her love of YA, her favourite authors and the person who gives her the best reading recommendations. Limelight is ..read more
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Jilly Cooper - You're Booked
You're Booked
by Daisy Buchanan
6M ago
Yes! It's finally happened! After 5 years and over 150 episodes, we have finally lured Jilly Cooper onto the podcast! Jilly is the author most discussed, swooned over and beatified on the show, so we are beyond delighted to sit down and talk to her. Jilly is the internationally bestselling author of iconic novels such as Riders, Rivals and The Man Who Made Husbands Jealous and her latest release Tackle! We talked to her about poetry, Nancy Mitford, jumpsuits, Penelope Keith, memorable villains, romance and football. More information about Daisy's Limelight launch at The Yard is HERE! Find out ..read more
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