An Embarrassment of Riches - The Writing Career of Robert Newman. This week we look at his intensely brainy new comedy book about evolution.
This week it's all about Cats. Cats, and eye-watering scenes of audio torture as our tame actor Tudor Beamage gives us a terrible peek into his brutal world. All in the name of books.
I ask you.
Let's nail my colours to the mast here. If Knausgaard thought it was a struggle to write the bloody thing, that's nothing compared to what I feel after reading half of book one. God have mercy.
Murakami. Running. Minimalist.
Shoutouts this week to Robin and Josie's Book Shambles and Backlisted - two other fine book-related podcasts.
I'm discussing Back To Moscow by Guillermo Erades - a drinking and shagging bildungsroman which rapidly became hella-compelling and almost addictive.
The actor Tudor Beamage, meanwhile, delves into the fan-mail in order to validate his existence and learns of a dangerous movement...
Peace, love and books X