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Leigh Chambers presents the fortnightly show featuring Cambridge-based writers.

Leigh Chambers presents the fortnightly show featuring Cambridge-based writers.

Location:

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Description:

Leigh Chambers presents the fortnightly show featuring Cambridge-based writers.

Language:

English


Episodes

Bookmark: Iain Hood

11/27/2022
Genre-defying novels are the theme of this week’s show. Leigh Chambers’ featured guest, Iain Hood, talks about his latest novel Every Trick In The Book, based on the real-life case […]

Duration:00:06:09

Bookmark: John B Thompson on Publishing

11/14/2022
A special show on publishing. Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is John B Thompson talking about Book Wars: The Digital Revolution in Publishing, his exploration of the effect of the rise […]

Duration:00:04:52

Bookmark: Hannah Jane Walker

10/26/2022
This show focuses on self-awareness. Leigh Chambers’ featured guest, Hannah Jane Walker, talks about her book Sensitive, which explores how highly sensitive people can benefit society. Theoretical psychologist, Nicholas Humphreys, […]

Duration:00:48:12

Bookmark: Jim Kelly

10/11/2022
Featured guest, Jim Kelly, talks to Leigh Chambers about his new novel, The Silent Child, set between a Nazi concentration camp in 1944 and the dividing of Berlin in 1961. […]

Duration:00:46:28

Bookmark: Lucy Ward

9/25/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Lucy Ward talking about her book The Empress and the English Doctor, How Catherine the Great defied a Deadly Virus, an examination of how the […]

Duration:00:52:04

Bookmark: Jill Dawson

9/18/2022
First in the new series. Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Jill Dawson talking about her new novel, The Bewitching, based on the true story of a sixteenth century Fenland witchcraft […]

Duration:00:48:13

Bookmark: Menna Van Praag

7/11/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Menna Van Praag talking about her latest fantasy novel, Night of Demons and Saints. Kate Rhodes and Barry Forshaw chat about crime fiction. And Graham […]

Duration:00:46:45

Bookmark: Susan Sellers

6/27/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Susan Sellers talking about her novel Firebird which looks at the unusual true love story of Cambridge born economist Maynard Keynes and Russian ballerina Lydia […]

Duration:00:47:44

Bookmark: Toby Wilkinson

6/12/2022
Leigh Chambers’ Featured guest is Egyptologist, Professor Toby Wilkinson, talking about his new book Tutankhamun’s Trumpet, The Story of Ancient Egypt in 100 Objects. Christina Buckton chats about what it […]

Duration:00:48:58

Bookmark: Guinevere Glasfurd

5/22/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Guinevere Glasfurd talking about her latest novel, Privilege, set in 18th century France. Poet Sarah Mnatzaganian discusses her prizewinning debut poetry collection, Lemonade In The […]

Duration:00:47:29

Bookmark: Gytha Lodge

5/8/2022
Gytha Lodge chooses the music and chats about her new psychological thriller, Little Sister. Historian Vic Gatrell discusses his book Conspiracy on Cato Street, which brings to life a nineteenth […]

Duration:00:47:32

Bookmark: Books for Children

4/24/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Ann-Marie Howell talking about her latest novel for 9 – 11-year-olds, The Secret of the Treasure Keepers, which is set in the Fens. Illustrator, Yu […]

Duration:00:47:53

Bookmark: Melissa Fu

4/10/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Melissa Fu talking about her debut novel, Peach Blossom Spring, an epic tale following a mother and son’s journey through war-torn China, searching for home […]

Duration:00:48:32

Bookmark: Rosie Andrews

3/27/2022
Rosie Andrews talks about her debut novel and Sunday Times bestseller, The Leviathan. Elle McNicol chats about the importance of neurodiverse characters in children’s literature. And DJ Taylor discusses his […]

Duration:00:46:27

Bookmark: Sarah Vaughan

3/13/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is Sarah Vaughan talking about her new novel, Reputation, a legal drama set in the world of politics. Stephen Games discusses Why My Wife Had To […]

Duration:00:49:11

Bookmark: Malcolm Gaskill

2/13/2022
Non-fiction special. Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is historian, Malcolm Gaskill talking about The Ruin of Witches – Life and Death in the New World, his retelling of the true story […]

Duration:00:51:10

Bookmark: Jo Browning Wroe

1/23/2022
Debuts. Leigh Chambers’ guest is Jo Browning Wroe talking about her debut novel, A Terrible Kindness set in Cambridge and Aberfan. Poet, Doireann Ni Ghriofa chats about her first work […]

Duration:00:45:16

Bookmark: Lynne Bryan

1/9/2022
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest on the first Bookmark of 2022 is Lynne Bryan talking about her memoir Iron Man, reflections on living with her disabled father. Robert Hyde from Galileo […]

Duration:00:49:38

Bookmark: Annie Gray

12/16/2021
Leigh Chambers’ featured guest is food historian, Annie Gray, talking about her new book At Christmas We Feast: Festive Food Through the Ages, which looks at why certain foods appear […]

Duration:00:48:02

Bookmark: Helen Joyce

12/6/2021
Leigh Chambers guest is Helen Joyce talking about her controversial book Trans: When Ideology Meets Reality, an examination of gender identity politics. Venetia Welby discusses her novel, Dreamtime. And writing duo, Natasha […]

Duration:00:48:10