Ex Libris Live Episode 01

Recorded on the 14th April 2016 in front of a live audience in Blackwell’s bookshop, Oxford.

Our host, David Freeman, is joined by musician and songwriter, Mark Harrison;  author, David Sanger;  author and film maker, Shamim Sarif,  and the creator of the Ex Libris game (and Jenga), Leslie Scott.

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

The Long Dark Tea-time Of The Soul – by Douglas Adams.

The Handmaid’s Tale – by Margaret Atwood.

Trump: Art Of The Deal – by Donald J Trump.

In The House Of The Interpreter: A Memoir – by Ngugi wa Thiong’o.

Billionaire Doctor, Ordinary Nurse – by Carol Marinelli.

Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone – by J K Rowling.

Cujo – by Stephen King.

Skellig – by David Almond.

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 learn more about Mark Harrison, his upcoming live dates, and purchase his music by visiting his website.

David Sanger’s new book ‘All Their Minds In Tandem’ is available here.
‘Despite The Falling Snow’, and other books by Shamim Sarif, is available here and the film adaption of the novel, which is directed by Sarif herself, is in cinemas now.
Leslie Scott’s book ‘About Jenga’, and her games, including the original Ex Libris game and many other OG classics, are available here.