You’re Booked

Hosted ByDaisy Buchanan

Welcome to You’re Booked, the podcast for literary nosy parkers who would like the chance to snoop around their favourite authors’ bookshelves.

I’m Daisy Buchanan, your Book Inspector, and I’ll be asking our guests all about the first forbidden books they read under the covers, the beloved books they have borrowed, and never given back, and those impressive heavyweight hardbacks that make them look like intellectual giants – even though they couldn’t get beyond the first twenty pages.

We’ll also be talking about what makes readers into writers, how our guests became book lovers and their favourite reading memories, all with a dash of intelligence and a dollop of irreverence. Our guests include Dolly Alderton, Nina Stibbe, Nikesh Shukla, and many more favourites from our own bookshelves.

Curtis Sittenfeld – You’re Booked

We are beyond excited to bring you this week’s very, very special guest. An individual whose work we adore and consume with gusto; the novelist, essayist and New York Times Bestselling author Curtis Sittenfeld! Curtis is the author of six novels and a short story collection including including YB faves Prep, Eligible and American Wife. Her latest is the highly anticipated fictional look at Hilary Clinton: Rodham. We talked to her about First Ladies, short stories, writing like there’s nobody watching and trying to make your kids like LauraIngalls Wilder.


Daisy Buchanan – The Sisterhood

Daisy Buchanan – Insatiable

Curtis Sittenfeld – Rodham

Curtis Sittenfeld – The Nominee

Hilary Clinton – Living History

Curtis Sittenfeld – American Wife

Emily Gould – Perfect Tunes

Emily Gould – And the Heart Says Whatever

Lily King – Writers & Lovers

Lily King – Euphoria

Susan Choi – Trust Exercise

LauraIngalls Wilder – Little House on the Prairie

Carol Ryrie Brink – Caddie Woodlawn

Gertrude Chandler Warner – Boxcar Children

EL Konigsburg- From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frank Weiler

Becky Albertalli- Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Curtis Sittenfeld – You Think It I’ll Say It

Elizabeth Strout – Olive Kitteridge

Alice Munro – Selected Stories

Tessa Hadley – The Past

Susanna Daniel – Stiltsville

Susanna Daniel – Sea Creatures

Marisa Meltzer – This is Big

Sue Miller – Monogamy

Sally Rooney – Normal People

Sally Rooney – Conversations With Friends

Curtis Sittenfeld – Eligible

Jane Austen – Pride and…

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