Steve Jones – You’re Booked

This week we are welcoming legendary TV royalty to You’re Booked Towers. It’s Steve Jones! Steve is an instantly recognisable face to anyone with a telly, presenting T4 for many years, plus The X Factor USA, Hair, Drop Zone and F1 coverage on Channel 4. Steve has recently released his first novel the very funny Call Time to rave reviews (and as you’ll hear, already has books 2 and 3 in the bag). We talked to him about loving Tolkien, having fun with Filth, writing routines, the power of Stephen King and living life as a Librocubicularist.

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Steve Jones – Call Time

Nick Hornby – High Fidelity

JRR Tolkien – The Hobbit

JRR Tolkien – Lord of the Rings

David Mack – Star Trek: Destiny

Jeff Lindsay – Dexter

Arthur Conan Doyle – Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Agatha Christie – Poirot: The Complete Short Stories

Elizabeth Gilbert – Big Magic

Stephen King – On Writing

Stephen King – Carrie

Stephen King – Christine

Stephen King – Misery

Lauren Bravo – Preloved

Herman Melville – Moby Dick

Charles Dickens – Bleak House

Anthony Shaffer and Robin Hardy – The Wicker Man

Gillian McAllister – Wrong Place Wrong Time

Stephen King – The Institute

Norman Mailer – American Dream

Norman Mailer – Executioner’s Song

Katherine Heiny – Games and Rituals

Roald Dahl – Kiss Kiss

Roald Dahl – Tales of the Unexpected

Juno Dawson – Her Majesty’s Royal Coven

Holly Bourne – Girl Friends

Stephanie Meyer – Twilight

Irvine Welsh – Filth

Bret Easton Ellis – American Psycho

Armistead Maupin – Tales of the City

Gregg Hurwitz – The Last Orphan

Matthew Richardson – The Scarlet Papers

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