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.

Emily Gould – You’re Booked

This week we are in the hilarious, wise and fascinating hands of author, publisher, teacher and essayist Emily Gould! Emily is the author of And The Heart Says Whatever, Friendship, and Perfect Tunes, as well as contributing to Bookforum, The New Yorker, Elle, The Cut and many others. She also runs Emily Books, which sells and publishes books by women. We discussed great books about music, the darkness of kid’s books, the joys and pain of being a publisher and separating art from the artist.


Daisy Buchanan – How To Be a Grown Up

Daisy Buchanan – Sisterhood

Daisy Buchanan – Insatiable

Emily Gould – Perfect Tunes

Madeline Miller – Circe

Demi Moore – Inside Out

Lauren Oyler – Fake Accounts

Eileen Myles – Inferno

Patti Smith – Just Kids

Anna Wiener – Uncanny Valley

Emily Gould – Replaying My Shame

EB White – Charlotte’s Web

EB White – Letters

Madeleine L’Engle – Wrinkle in Time

Caroline Corcoran – Baby Group

Caroline Corcoran – Through The Wall

Chad Harbach – Art of Fielding

Susan Choi – Trust Exercise

Susan Choi – My Education

Susan Choi – American Woman

Walter Scott – Wendy Master of Art

Lizzy Goodman – Meet Me in the Bathroom

Sheila Weller – Girls Like Us

Cherie Curry – Neon Angel

Kim Gordon – Girl in a Band

Debbie Harry – Face It

Meghan Daum –

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