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The Readers is going to be filled with news from around the book world, bookish debates and discussions, interviews with authors, bloggers and people in publishing. This aims to be a new ‘chat show for books’ covering all genres with the feel of popping to a couple of friends houses, sitting before their bookshelves with a nice cup of tea and nattering about books for an hour or so.

The Readers is going to be filled with news from around the book world, bookish debates and discussions, interviews with authors, bloggers and people in publishing. This aims to be a new ‘chat show for books’ covering all genres with the feel of popping to a couple of friends houses, sitting before their bookshelves with a nice cup of tea and nattering about books for an hour or so.
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The Readers is going to be filled with news from around the book world, bookish debates and discussions, interviews with authors, bloggers and people in publishing. This aims to be a new ‘chat show for books’ covering all genres with the feel of popping to a couple of friends houses, sitting before their bookshelves with a nice cup of tea and nattering about books for an hour or so.

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Episodes

Ep 183; Reading Improperly

4/9/2018
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode Simon and Thomas talk about the things you don’t tend to talk about bookwise in proper company... does politics, sex or religion put you off reading a book? Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Reading Improperly () Simon and Thomas...

Duration:00:58:37

Ep 182; The Readers Retreat 2018 & Reading Relationships

2/18/2018
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Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode Simon and Thomas are back after another spell of bad technical issues to chat about reading relationships and most excitingly to discuss The Readers Retreat 2018. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders The Readers Retreat () Simon and Thomas have an exciting announcement to...

Duration:00:58:54

Ep 181; The Readers Discuss Strangers On A Train (Finally)

1/28/2018
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In this episode Simon and Thomas finally bring you the episode of their summer book club, in winter, oops. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders The Readers Discuss Strangers On A Train () Simon and Thomas discuss how they got on with reading Strangers on a Train, with help from lovely listeners and their comments and questions....

Duration:01:26:54

Ep 180; Farewell 2017… Here’s To 2018

12/30/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode Simon and Thomas talk about how their 2017 was and what they are hoping for in 2018. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Farewell 2017, Here’s To 2018 () Simon and Thomas dedicate an episode to saying goodbye to 2017 and hello t o 2018...

Duration:00:46:20

Ep 179; A Catch Up & Reading Horizons, Again

12/20/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode Simon and Thomas are finally able to chat after almost two months, they have a catch up and discuss their reading horizons. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Catch Up () Simon and Thomas have a chat about what they have been up to...

Duration:00:50:07

Ep 178; Simon Goes Solo

12/2/2017
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In this weeks episode Simon goes solo and has a chat with you about lots of bookish bits and bobs. First up he talks through the Costa First Novel shortlist which he is judging, then he discusses book panics and book funks (with several tangents in between) aswell as just some general thoughts on public reading, goals and plans for 2018. It was like therapy for him.

Duration:00:33:01

Ep 177; A Catch Up & Reading Horizons

11/9/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode, which was actually recorded last month before the Booker winner was announced, Simon and Thomas have a catch-up and discuss their reading horizons. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Catch Up () Simon and Thomas have a chat about...

Duration:00:44:29

Interlude: Simon Waffles

11/5/2017
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We'll be back on Wednesday. Simon explains why and what's next in this brief interlude.

Duration:00:03:15

Ep 176; Thomas & Simon Go Through The Shelves of Books Simon Has Read and Kept

10/1/2017
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In this episode, Simon lets Thomas have a good old nosey through his bookshelves and they chat about some of the books as they go. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Afternoon Tea with The Readers () Thomas goes through the bookshelves in Simon’s sitting room, with him of course, and they talk about some of the books that Simon...

Duration:00:50:36

Ep 175; Afternoon Tea with The Readers

9/14/2017
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Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS In this episode, Simon and Thomas have afternoon tea together, in Simon’s dining room to catch up, chat about books and also answer some listeners questions. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Afternoon Tea with The Readers () Simon and Thomas sit...

Duration:01:01:47

Episode 174; A Chinwag

8/24/2017
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Show Notes Coming Soon (Sorry, Simon's New Tattoo has affected typing - Gav.)

Duration:01:00:29

Ep 173; Mid Year Catch Up

8/5/2017
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In this episode, Simon and Thomas have a big catch up how their year is going so far as they take part in a slight twist of the YouTube Mid Year Freak Out Tag. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders The Mid Year Freak Out Edition ()Simon and Thomas discuss how they are getting on with their year of reading so far. They discuss the...

Duration:00:49:22

Ep 172; What Makes A Modern Classic and Giving and Receiving Books

7/6/2017
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Simon is joined by special guest (and listener) Russell from Ink and Paper blog, as Simon and Thomas’ diaries crashed, but he is back next episode promise. Russell and Simon talk about what makes a modern classic and the joys of giving and receiving books. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders What Makes a Modern Classic () Simon...

Duration:00:49:20

Ep 171; Summer Plans, Summer Reads…

6/22/2017
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In the latest episode of The Readers Simon and Thomas discuss their summer plans and the summer reads in their second Summer Spectacular Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. Summer Plans () Thomas and Simon discuss what they have lined up over the summer months outside of reading, where are they going on holiday, or what are they doing if they don’t go on holiday this summer. They also discuss how they read in the...

Duration:00:42:52

Ep 170; Bookish Places and Poetry

6/7/2017
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After a small break, due to things going on with Simon, Thomas and Simon return to talk bookish places they have been and would love to go as well as their thoughts on something they have never discussed properly... poetry! Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Catching Up () Having not caught up in a while, Simon and Thomas share...

Duration:00:53:18

Ep 169; BookTube & Daphne Du Maurier (With Two Special Guests)

5/10/2017
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After Thomas forgets that he and Simon were recording, Simon managed to find two fabulous guests to discuss BookTube and Daphne Du Maurier with. Who on earth could they be? Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders BookTube () Simon is joined by two of his lovely friends and fellow booktubers Mercedes, from MercysBookishMusings and...

Duration:00:53:22

Ep 168; Serendipitous Reads and Book University

4/27/2017
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Simon and Thomas are back to discuss the serendipity of some reads and also Book University. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Serendipitous Reads () Simon and Thomas have been asked by listener Daisy Baker if they could talk about the serendipitous reads they have read recently. Thomas managed, Simon, has had to go back in time...

Duration:00:56:42

Ep 167; Simon’s Back, Catching Up & Reading Horizons

4/14/2017
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After a small break Thomas and Simon are reunited together for The Readers and just to get back in the swing they have a catch-up and discuss their reading horizons. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Catching Up () Simon and Thomas have a good old natter about what has been going on in the six weeks since they last recorded...

Duration:00:42:27

Ep 166; Five (Six) Favourite Books

3/29/2017
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As Simon has some post surgery recovery Thomas is joined by the wonderful Frances as she talks about five books she thinks that you should all be reading... Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Five Favourites From Frances () Frances shares some of her favourite books that you might just want to read. Frances’ Five (Six) Books: The...

Duration:00:54:58

Ep 165; Literary Pet Peeves

3/14/2017
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As Simon is having some post surgery recovery Thomas is joined by the wonderful Frances and they discuss something that Simon resists, snarky literary pet peeves... Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. You can also support The Readers if you feel like it via www.patreon.com/thereaders Literary Pet Peeves () Frances joins Thomas to talk about their literary pet peeves, what really winds them up and what they just...

Duration:00:47:35

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