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.

Diana Henry – You’re Booked

It’s North London once again this week for a very special visit with the legendary food writer Diana Henry! Diana is the Sunday Telegraph’s award winning food writer and author of eight books about food, culture, travelling, recipes and more food! We talked to her about her 4000 strong cookbook collection, meals in books, bleak cottage reading and favourite menus.


Daisy Buchanan – The Sisterhood

Dale Shaw – Painfully British Haikus

Diana Henry – From the Oven to the Table

Diana Henry – How to Eat a Peach

Claudia Roden – Book of Middle Eastern Food

Ursula Sedgwick – My Fun To Cook Book

Prue Leith – Entertaining With Style

Laura Ingalls Wilder – Little House on the Prairie

Alice Waters – Chez Panisse Cookbook

Jane Grigson – Fruit Book

Molly O’Neill – Well Seasoned Appetite

Mary Berry – Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook

Julia Child – Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Diana Henry – Crazy Water Pickled Lemons

David Sedaris – Santaland Diaries

Sybil Bedford – Jigsaw

Noel Streatfeild – Ballet Shoes

Noel Streatfeild – Bell Family

Clarissa Hyman – Tomato

Samin Nosrat (Ed) – Best American Food Writing 2019

Alison Roman – Nothing Fancy

Hans Christian Anderson – Complete Fairy tales

S Beltyukov – Leo Tolstoy’s Family Recipe Book

Leo Tolstoy – Anna Karenina

Catherine Cheremeteff Jones – Year of Russian Feasts

Seamus Heaney – North

AD Miller – Snowdrops

Hanya Yanagihara – A Little Life

Richard Yates – Revolutionary Road

Richard Ford – for privacy and opt-out information.

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