Most recent podcasts for Talking Books
The Chairman of the RNIB Talking Books appeal tells us about his new book, and the unique way it's being released, including on RNIB Overdrive.
Chris Brookmyre, Denise Mina, Louise Welsh and more chat to me about Glasgow's Book Festival AyeWrite! and tell me about their favourite moments.
Doing anything it takes to look after the children in her care, enter the world of Ida Tamson. For the first ever 'Aye Write' in 2005, this story by Denise Mina was presented in the Glasgow Evening Times over 5 days and recorded by RNIB Scotland.
I chat to Marlon James about 'A Brief History of Seven Killings' winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize
Author Interview - I chat with Bill Bryson about his travel and history books, and ask him about his lost book, 'Palace Under the Alps'
Celebrating the publication of 'Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect' by Robert Burns with poets old and new.
Prequels and Sequels. A listen to some books based on the prequels and Timothy Zahn's now defunct sequel trilogy.
Peter Cushing and Mark Hamill. Grand Moff Tarking and Luke Skywalker read books that are in the RNIB library
The two Obi's. Books in the RNIB library written by and read by both Alec Guinness and Ewan McGregor.
An X-Wing Pilot, an Imperial Officer and a droid. We hear from Garrick Hagon, Jonathan Oliver and Anthony Daniels
Author Interview - Does Michael Palin still get nervous? What line did he fluff during Monty Python Live? And at 71 has he stopped travelling? Robert Kirkwood finds out
Author Interview - As the 4th Anno Dracula book, Johnny Alucard, is released, I chat to author Kim Newman about all things horror and vampiric. In this downloadable version of the interview, there are an extra questions and answers not heard on air.
Author Interview - Some 'Daft Wee Stories' with Brian Limond AKA Limmy
Author Interview - At the Edinburgh International Book Festival, I chat to the author about his current work and his past career writing for Blind Veterans UK (St. Dunstan's)
Author Interview - I chat to Alan Bennett about awards, being a 'national treasure' and about Family Guy
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