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Bibliophile Episode 5 | Uncivil Wars, Tortured Women and the Man Booker Longlist

Booksellers Julie Danskin and Alice Tarbuck share what they’re currently reading and recommending, discuss this month’s book group book American War by Omar el Akkad and dig into 2018’s varied Man Booker longlist. Grab a pen as you’re going to need to write down some recommendations! Also, we learn why Alice should never be left alone in a car…

Let us know what you’re reading in the comments below or on our Facebook group!

NB: Sorry about the background noise in this episode, we recorded in a different place with lots of road noise! We’ll make sure it’s cool and crisp next time…


Books & Authors Mentioned

What we’re reading and recommending…

Book Group…

  • American War by Omar el Akkad
  • The James Tait Black Award
  • The End We Start From by Megan Hunter
  • The Mars Trilogy by Kim Stanley Robinson
  • The Road by Cormac McCarthy
  • The Maddadam Trilogy by Margaret Atwood
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Utopia by Thomas More
  • “An The Irish Airman Foresees His Death” by W.B. Yeats
  • My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh (book group book for September)

The Man Booker Longlist 2018…