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.

Gabrielle Moss – You’re Booked

This week our American series continues with a visit to Brooklyn and stopping by the book and pop culture ephemera crammed apartment of Gabrielle Moss! Gabrielle is the author of the fabulous book Paperback Crush: The Totally Radical History of ’80s and ’90s Teen Fiction which is a must read for any You’re Booked fans. We talked to her, obviously, about Sweet Valley High and Babysitter’s Club, plus spooky reads, murderous memoirs, Peg Bundy and finding forgotten cheques in unexpected books.


Gabrielle Moss – Paperback Crush

Susy Smith – Prominent American Ghosts

Laura Nathanson – Trouble With Wednesdays

RL Stine – Fear Street

RL Stine – Goosebumps

Erica Jong – Fear of Flying

Robert Tralins – Clairvoyance in Women

Lois Duncan – I Know What You Did Last Summer

Lois Duncan – Ransom

Lois Duncan – Who Killed My Daughter

Craig Marks – I Want My MTV

John Taylor – In The Pleasure Groove

Taylor Jenkins Reid – Daisy Jones and the Six

Dianne Lake – Member of the Family

Sandra Shevey – Ladies of Pop and Rock

Judy Blume –Judy Blume Diary

Estelle Jelinek – Ladies Own Erotica

Xaviera Hollander – Xaviera Goes Wild

Shere Hite – Sexual Honesty

Ann M Martin – Babysitters Club

Francine Pascal – All Night Long

Caroline B Cooney –Nice Girl’s Don’t

Caroline B Cooney – Face on the Milk Carton

Bill Cunningham – On The Street

Joan Didion – Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Shirley Jackson – Haunting of Hill House

Shirley Jackson – We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Ruth Franklin –

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