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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 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


Ep 164; The Sympathiser by Viet Thanh Nguyen

3/1/2017
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It is the episode that you have been promised for months and months, Simon and Thomas FINALLY talk about The Sympthiser... 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 Sympathizer () After months and months of teasing you about it Thomas and Simon finally sit down and talk about The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen’s Pulitzer Prize...

Duration: 01:04:57


Ep 163; We’re Back, Looking Back on 2016 & Ahead To 2017

2/15/2017
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Simon and Thomas are back, back, back. This episode sees them catching up on the reading year that was 2016 and ahead to what might lie in store in 2017. 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 We Are Back () Simon and Thomas have a chat about their absence for the last few months, why it happened and tell you a little bit about how...

Duration: 01:03:45


Ep 162; Book Culling and Curating

11/29/2016
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So this episode, which was actually recorded in October, sees Simon and Thomas talking about book culling and curating and having a catch up, which is now completely out of date but enjoy it anyway. Don’t forget you can find … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:58:05


Ep 161; Halloween Reads

10/29/2016
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This episode is a little bit of a special spook-tacular as Simon and Thomas talk about horror fiction and ghost stories as Halloween is just around the corner. They discuss which books (as well as just things in general) scare … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:43:54


Ep 160; Catching Up, Holidays and Reading Horizons…

9/26/2016
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This episode Simon and Thomas talk about the books that they read on holiday, the holidays that they had and also a general catch up. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes … Continue reading →

Duration: 00:56:29


Ep 158; Prizes (Do They Matter) & Summer Reading Horizons

8/11/2016
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This episode Simon and Thomas talk about book prizes and if they matter as well as talking about what they have been reading over the summer so far and what they have planned to read on their holidays. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. Prizes () Thomas and Simon have a chat about book prizes and the effect that they have on us as Readers as the Man Booker longlist has not been mentioned. Simon wondered Thomas’...

Duration: 00:57:09


Ep 157; Books To Get Excited About In The Next 6 Months

7/31/2016
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This episode Simon is joined by the lovely Gavin for their biannual foray into the books that they are looking forward to over the next six months. Exciting. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. Catching Up () Simon and Gavin have a chat about all sorts of bother Top Picks for the Rest of 2016 () In their now biannual book fest Simon and Gavin talk about the books that they are most excited about in the next six...

Duration: 00:48:36


Ep 156; Time To Read & Classics vs. Contemporary Books

7/13/2016
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This episode Simon and Thomas answer some more listeners questions about time to read and reading contemporary novels vs. the classics. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. Catching Up () Thomas and Simon have a catch up as if he is in hospital, he isn’t they just thought he would be when this episode airs. He will be going in at some point this summer though. Time To Read () One of our lovely listeners Richard...

Duration: 00:49:31


Ep 154; Readalongs, Political Books & London Books

6/16/2016
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This episode Simon and Thomas answer three questions from lovely listener Pam all about readalongs, books with a political bent and books set in London. Don’t forget you can find us on Twitter, Good Reads and Facebook now as well as subscribing to us on iTunes here. Readers Read-a-Long’s () The first question that Pam asks Simon and Thomas if they might ever bring back a readalong on the podcast like when they read The Night Guest, as well as when they have done readalongs with Ann and...

Duration: 00:54:16


Ep 152; Favourite Authors We Have Never Actually Read & Books That Teach Us Something

5/18/2016
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Don’t forget you can find us onTwitter,Good ReadsandFacebooknow as well as subscribing to uson iTunes here. Books That Teach Us Something () One of our diehard listeners Sarah had the following question for Simon and Thomas “are the books we love the most the ones that teach us something? By this, I mean teaching in many forms - it could be that we find a wonderful character that helps us to grow as a person, or it could be that we develop a fascination with a new place or landscape, or...

Duration: 00:51:40


Ep 150; Bookshelf Bingo

4/19/2016
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Welcome to the latest episode of The Readers, where Simon and Thomas celebrate their official 150th episode with a game of bookshelf bingo! Don’t forget you can find us onTwitter,Good ReadsandFacebooknow as well as subscribing to uson iTunes here. Bookshelf Bingo () Thomas and Simon were pondering the right way to celebrate 150 official, though there have been a few extra, episodes of The Readers and Simon came up with the idea of Bookshelf Bingo. Listeners simply pick two numbers at...

Duration: 01:22:21

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