Ex Libris Live Episode 03
Recorded on the 21st of May 2016 in front of a live audience in Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford. David Freeman hosts this episode of Ex Libris Live! where he is joined by Will Gompertz, Leila Segal, Jemma Wayne and Helen Zaltzman
In this episode, the contestants write fake first or last sentences for books including:
The Sheikh’s Sinful Seduction – Dani Collins
The Road to Little Dribbling – Bill Bryson
The Fourth Bear – Jasper Fforde
Make Me – Lee Child
A Yankee in King Arthur’s Court – Mark Twain
2001; A Space Odyssey – Arthur C. Clarke
The Mystery of Banshee Towers – Enid Blyton
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader – C. S. Lewis
In the Ex Libris Live! Extras podcast (coming soon), you’ll be able to hear David talking with each of our guests in turn about their past work and current projects.
You can find Will Gompertz’ book ‘Think Like An Artist’ here.
Leila Segal’s book ‘Breath, stories from Cuba’ is available here.
Jemma Wayne’s ‘Chains of Sand’ is available here.
You can hear Helen Zaltzman podcast ‘The Allusionist’ by clicking here.