Book Who's Talking

by Fiona, Laura and Cool Ben

Book Who's Talking
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 41
  • Last: 4 Mar 2018
A monthly podcast about books. It's like a bookclub, but you don't have to leave your house and you don't have to bring a plate of cheese. Hosted by Fiona, Laura and Cool Ben.

Episodes (41)

  • What to Read in March - Sing, Unburied, Sing
    What to Read in March - Sing, Unburied, Sing
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    Published: 4 Mar 2018 Duration: 01:00
    Laura is here to tell you what what we're reading this month - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. This 2017 novel won the National Book Award for Fiction, was named one of Time Magazine's best novels of the year, and was on Barack Obama's... Read more →
    Laura is here to tell you what what we're reading this month - Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward. This 2017 novel won the National Book Award for Fiction, was named one of Time Magazine's best novels of the year, and was on Barack Obama's... Read more →

  • 14. Call Me, Armie Hammer
    14. Call Me, Armie Hammer
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    Published: 27 Feb 2018 Duration: 47:10
    We’re celebrating The Academy Awards with our review of Call Me By Your Name, the novel that inspired the film currently nominated for Best Picture. We’ve all heard about THAT peach scene, but the trio also discuss the highs and lows of Eli... Read more →
    We’re celebrating The Academy Awards with our review of Call Me By Your Name, the novel that inspired the film currently nominated for Best Picture. We’ve all heard about THAT peach scene, but the trio also discuss the highs and lows of Eli... Read more →

  • What to Read in February - Call Me By Your Name
    What to Read in February - Call Me By Your Name
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    Published: 1 Feb 2018 Duration: 00:33
    Ben is checking in to tell you what what we're reading this month - Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman. There's so much buzz around this book (and the recent movie adaptation) that farmers are using it to pollinate their crops. No jokes, ... Read more →
    Ben is checking in to tell you what what we're reading this month - Call Me By Your Name by André Aciman. There's so much buzz around this book (and the recent movie adaptation) that farmers are using it to pollinate their crops. No jokes, ... Read more →

  • 13. My Sister Ros-Aaaaaaaah
    13. My Sister Ros-Aaaaaaaah
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    Published: 28 Jan 2018 Duration: 42:41
    Who's ready to dive into a Young Adult thriller about tween psychopaths? No, we're not talking Twilight (we never will, we promise), but we are talking about Justine Larbalestier's 2016 thriller, My Sister Rosa. The trio discuss Shirley Tem... Read more →
    Who's ready to dive into a Young Adult thriller about tween psychopaths? No, we're not talking Twilight (we never will, we promise), but we are talking about Justine Larbalestier's 2016 thriller, My Sister Rosa. The trio discuss Shirley Tem... Read more →

  • Mini Episode - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Theatre
    Mini Episode - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Theatre
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    Published: 19 Jan 2018 Duration: 10:03
    The entire Book Who's Talking gang went to see Melbourne Theatre Company's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and in this super mini, SPOILER FREE episode we would love to tell you all about it. Find out if you... Read more →
    The entire Book Who's Talking gang went to see Melbourne Theatre Company's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and in this super mini, SPOILER FREE episode we would love to tell you all about it. Find out if you... Read more →

  • Mini Episode - La Belle Sauvage
    Mini Episode - La Belle Sauvage
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    Published: 14 Jan 2018 Duration: 18:11
    As long time listeners will know, BWT Producer Josie is a HUGE Philip Pullman fan, so she's been absolutely itching to talk about his new release, and the long awaited prequel / sequel / equal to the His Dark Materials trilogy, La Belle Sau... Read more →
    As long time listeners will know, BWT Producer Josie is a HUGE Philip Pullman fan, so she's been absolutely itching to talk about his new release, and the long awaited prequel / sequel / equal to the His Dark Materials trilogy, La Belle Sau... Read more →

  • What to Read January - My Sister Rosa
    What to Read January - My Sister Rosa
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    Published: 4 Jan 2018 Duration: 00:48
    A new year of book reading is upon us, and Laura is here to tell you what you should read first - My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier. This book is tense, and exciting, and we can't wait to talk to you about it. Get it read in time for o... Read more →
    A new year of book reading is upon us, and Laura is here to tell you what you should read first - My Sister Rosa by Justine Larbalestier. This book is tense, and exciting, and we can't wait to talk to you about it. Get it read in time for o... Read more →

  • 12. Lincoln in the Bard-WHOA!
    12. Lincoln in the Bard-WHOA!
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    Published: 30 Dec 2017 Duration: 50:58
    Everyone's talking about it, Bookworms, so we're ending this year with the Man Booker Prize winner, Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. We give our honest opinions on this critically acclaimed best-seller, discuss all of the celebrity ... Read more →
    Everyone's talking about it, Bookworms, so we're ending this year with the Man Booker Prize winner, Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. We give our honest opinions on this critically acclaimed best-seller, discuss all of the celebrity ... Read more →

  • Mini Episode - Alias Grace: As Seen On TV
    Mini Episode - Alias Grace: As Seen On TV
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    Published: 13 Dec 2017 Duration: 36:44
    Thank the Netflix (and CBC) Gods, bookworms, because the Alias Grace TV series is here, and your friends at Book Who's Talking have binge-watched and formed OPINIONS. Join us as we discuss the good, the bad, and the surprise we all felt on ... Read more →
    Thank the Netflix (and CBC) Gods, bookworms, because the Alias Grace TV series is here, and your friends at Book Who's Talking have binge-watched and formed OPINIONS. Join us as we discuss the good, the bad, and the surprise we all felt on ... Read more →

  • What to Read in December - Lincoln in the Bardo
    What to Read in December - Lincoln in the Bardo
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    Published: 5 Dec 2017 Duration: 00:54
    Fiona is ready and raring to tell you what we're reading this month - Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders. Two main points: 1) This book recently won the Man Booker Prize, and 2) OMG READ THIS BOOK. Get it read in time for our next m... Read more →
    Fiona is ready and raring to tell you what we're reading this month - Lincoln in the Bardo, by George Saunders. Two main points: 1) This book recently won the Man Booker Prize, and 2) OMG READ THIS BOOK. Get it read in time for our next m... Read more →

  • 11. Lexicon? Lex-We-Can!
    11. Lexicon? Lex-We-Can!
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    Published: 30 Nov 2017 Duration: 50:29
    This month we're talking about Lexicon, the 2013 thriller by Australian author Max Barry. We've got it all, including questionable Australian accents, tooth sucking, and the sound of kangaroo lips (gross, Laura). Come and join us! ----- Tel... Read more →
    This month we're talking about Lexicon, the 2013 thriller by Australian author Max Barry. We've got it all, including questionable Australian accents, tooth sucking, and the sound of kangaroo lips (gross, Laura). Come and join us! ----- Tel... Read more →

  • What to Read in November - Lexicon
    What to Read in November - Lexicon
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    Published: 2 Nov 2017 Duration: 00:36
    Laura is here, and she wants to tell you all about the book that we're reading this month. (Spoilers: Lexicon by Max Barry, an Aussie thriller about words and persuasion, and also Broken Hill for some reason.) Read it in time for our next m... Read more →
    Laura is here, and she wants to tell you all about the book that we're reading this month. (Spoilers: Lexicon by Max Barry, an Aussie thriller about words and persuasion, and also Broken Hill for some reason.) Read it in time for our next m... Read more →

  • 10. So Alias Grace-ful
    10. So Alias Grace-ful
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    Published: 30 Oct 2017 Duration: 01:09:32
    We’re diving into Alias Grace, the Margaret Atwood novel behind the about-to-be-released Netflix series (and Fiona's actual favourite book). Join us as we discuss potentially-guilty-murderess Grace Marks, as well as patchwork quilts, memory... Read more →
    We’re diving into Alias Grace, the Margaret Atwood novel behind the about-to-be-released Netflix series (and Fiona's actual favourite book). Join us as we discuss potentially-guilty-murderess Grace Marks, as well as patchwork quilts, memory... Read more →

  • Mini Episode - Pitch Perfect
    Mini Episode - Pitch Perfect
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    Published: 17 Oct 2017 Duration: 53:31
    We welcome special guest Kate, a YA and children's book editor who tells us all the best bits about working in the publishing industry, and reveals why you should definitely hire a singing telegram. Then we play a super fun game where we ma... Read more →
    We welcome special guest Kate, a YA and children's book editor who tells us all the best bits about working in the publishing industry, and reveals why you should definitely hire a singing telegram. Then we play a super fun game where we ma... Read more →

  • What To Read In October - Alias Grace
    What To Read In October - Alias Grace
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    Published: 5 Oct 2017 Duration: 00:36
    Josie tells you what we're reading this month, and why you should read it in time for our next main episode, due out at the end of October. (Spoilers: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, and because you want to be all high-brow and say "It's no... Read more →
    Josie tells you what we're reading this month, and why you should read it in time for our next main episode, due out at the end of October. (Spoilers: Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood, and because you want to be all high-brow and say "It's no... Read more →

  • 9. More The Power To Ya
    9. More The Power To Ya
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    Published: 28 Sep 2017 Duration: 01:00:30
    This month we're giving power to The Power, Naomi Alderman’s award winning 2016 novel. This book gave us ALL OF THE FEELINGS, and was also a great excuse to talk about Kesha starting her own religion. Settle in and enjoy (we sure did). Come... Read more →
    This month we're giving power to The Power, Naomi Alderman’s award winning 2016 novel. This book gave us ALL OF THE FEELINGS, and was also a great excuse to talk about Kesha starting her own religion. Settle in and enjoy (we sure did). Come... Read more →

  • Mini Episode - Roald Dahl-ings
    Mini Episode - Roald Dahl-ings
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 30:46
    This September would have been Roald Dahl's 101st birthday, so to celebrate the author of some of our most beloved books, we're doing a quiz! Find out if we know our Buckets from our BFGs, and see who wins a golden ticket, and who gets a on... Read more →
    This September would have been Roald Dahl's 101st birthday, so to celebrate the author of some of our most beloved books, we're doing a quiz! Find out if we know our Buckets from our BFGs, and see who wins a golden ticket, and who gets a on... Read more →

  • What To Read In September - The Power
    What To Read In September - The Power
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    Published: 1 Sep 2017 Duration: 00:54
    Laura tells you what we're reading this month, and why you should read it in time for our next main episode, due out at the end of September. (Spoilers: The Power by Naomi Alderman, and because we're *absolutely desperate* to talk about it ... Read more →
    Laura tells you what we're reading this month, and why you should read it in time for our next main episode, due out at the end of September. (Spoilers: The Power by Naomi Alderman, and because we're *absolutely desperate* to talk about it ... Read more →

  • 8. A Horse Walks Into a Bar
    8. A Horse Walks Into a Bar
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    Published: 28 Aug 2017 Duration: 51:58
    Can you really ever know someone? Does tragedy plus time always equal comedy? What's the name of that Mandy Moore movie where she plays the President's daughter? All of these questions and more will be answered (or at the very least asked)... Read more →
    Can you really ever know someone? Does tragedy plus time always equal comedy? What's the name of that Mandy Moore movie where she plays the President's daughter? All of these questions and more will be answered (or at the very least asked)... Read more →

  • Tell Us What You're Reading
    Tell Us What You're Reading
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    Published: 21 Aug 2017 Duration: 00:59
    We want to know what you're reading! Whether you're up to date, starting from the beginning, or being a maverick and doing your own thing, we want to hear about it. Email / bookwhostalking.podcast@gmail.com Twitter / @bookwhostalking Insta... Read more →
    We want to know what you're reading! Whether you're up to date, starting from the beginning, or being a maverick and doing your own thing, we want to hear about it. Email / bookwhostalking.podcast@gmail.com Twitter / @bookwhostalking Insta... Read more →

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