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Book Chat
Book Chat
Pandora Sykes

A monthly podcast hosted by Pandora Sykes and Bobby Palmer, who bring a book each to chat about. The one rule: the... more

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11. Stoner & The Unbearable Lightness of Being

A bittersweet episode of Book Chat has Pandora and Bobby discussing two fittingly bittersweet books: Stoner by John Williams and... more

30 Jan 2024 · 57 minutes
10. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret & The Bluest Eye

We bring two books both published in 1970 to the table. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret by “the... more

02 Oct 2023 · 51 minutes
9. Augustown & Home Cooking

After last month’s crowd-pleasers, Bobby and Pandora sink their teeth into two very different, equally meaty books. In Augustown by... more

12 Sep 2023 · 36 minutes
8. Bridget Jones’s Diary & High Fidelity

It’s a bumper episode 8, with Pandora and Bobby tackling two million-copy-bestselling, much-loved-movie-inspiring titans of the nineties. In Bridget Jones’s... more

01 Aug 2023 · 56 minutes
7. Close Range & A Girl’s Story

Book Chat is back, and episode 7 pits a Pulitzer-winning author against a Nobel-winning author. But not really: in the... more

01 Jul 2023 · 56 minutes
6. When I Hit You & A Visit from the Goon Squad

Episode 6 takes on one little known book and one very, very well-known book. Pandora finally reads A Visit from... more

01 May 2023 · 45 minutes
5. Memorial & The Virgin Suicides

Welcome to episode 5! On the menu today is Memorial by Byran Washington, which just slips over our '2 years... more

01 Apr 2023 · 41 minutes
4. All That Man Is & The Reluctant Fundamentalist

For Episode 4 of Book Chat, we travel back just a decade or so, to Mohsin Hamid's The Reluctant Fundamentalist... more

01 Mar 2023 · 42 minutes
3. Wuthering Heights & Orlando

It's episode 3 of Book Chat! And this month we are travelling hundreds of years back, to a book Pandora's... more

01 Feb 2023 · 48 minutes
2. White Teeth & Convenience Store Woman

Welcome back to Book Chat, a new monthly books podcast brought to you by novelist Bobby Palmer and journalist Pandora... more

01 Jan 2023 · 42 minutes
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