Books for Breakfast

1.4: Cities, languages, elegies

August 06, 2020 Peter Sirr and Enda Wyley
Books for Breakfast
1.4: Cities, languages, elegies
Chapters
00:00:25
Intro and Travel Books
00:15:42
Toaster Challenge with Philip Davison
00:23:57
Review of Magnum Mysterium
Books for Breakfast
1.4: Cities, languages, elegies
Aug 06, 2020
Peter Sirr and Enda Wyley

This week we console ourselves by looking at books about people and places, our Toaster Challenge guest is Philip Davison whose novel Quiet City has recently been published by Liberties Press, and we delve into Julie O'Callaghan's new book of poetry Magnum Mysterium.

Other books mentioned:

Jan Morris, Among the Cities,
Alasdair Reid, Inside Out and Outside In
Jan Martel, The High Mountains of Portugal
Tove Jansson, The Summer Book
Gabriel Garcia Marques, Love in the Time of Cholera
Toaster Challenge choice: Nicholson Baker, A Box of Matches

Intro/outro music: Colm Mac Con Iomaire, ‘Thou Shalt Not Carry’ from The Hare’s Corner, 2008, with thanks to Colm for permission to use it.

Art work by Freya Sirr

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Show Notes Chapter Markers

This week we console ourselves by looking at books about people and places, our Toaster Challenge guest is Philip Davison whose novel Quiet City has recently been published by Liberties Press, and we delve into Julie O'Callaghan's new book of poetry Magnum Mysterium.

Other books mentioned:

Jan Morris, Among the Cities,
Alasdair Reid, Inside Out and Outside In
Jan Martel, The High Mountains of Portugal
Tove Jansson, The Summer Book
Gabriel Garcia Marques, Love in the Time of Cholera
Toaster Challenge choice: Nicholson Baker, A Box of Matches

Intro/outro music: Colm Mac Con Iomaire, ‘Thou Shalt Not Carry’ from The Hare’s Corner, 2008, with thanks to Colm for permission to use it.

Art work by Freya Sirr

To subscribe to Books for Breakfast go to your podcast provider of choice (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google etc) and search for the podcast then hit subscribe or follow, or simply click the appropriate button above. If you want to be alerted when a new episode is released follow the instructions here for iPhone or iPad. For Spotify notifications follow the instructions here.

Intro and Travel Books
Toaster Challenge with Philip Davison
Review of Magnum Mysterium