Ex Libris After Dark Episode 08.2

Recorded on the 3rd of November in front of a live audience in Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford. David Freeman hosts this episode of Ex Libris After Dark where he is joined author and television writer Jenny Colgan, author Ali Shaw, podcaster and author Jamie Morton and author, barrister and traveler Charles Foster.

In this episode, the contestants write fake first or last sentences for books including:

The Tell Tale Heart – Edgar Allen Poe


Wild – Fabio



The next episode of Ex Libris Live! Will be available on the 24th of December.



Jenny Colgan’s Christmas at Little Beach Street Bakery and her other works are available here.

Ali Shaw’s The Girl With Glass Feet, and The Trees are available here.

Jamie Morton’s My Dad Wrote a Porno is available here, and the podcast of the same name can be found here.


Charles Foster’s Being a Beast is available here.