Upcoming Show Dates:



30th October @ 7pm

Tracy Chevalier, Julian Baggini, Paul Bassett Davies and Katerina Diamond

Tracy Chevalier is the award winning author of nine novels including the phenomenal best seller, Girl with a Pearl Earring. Chevalier will be discussing her latest work, New Boy, a retelling of Shakespeare’s Othello.

Julian Baggini, the renowned philosopher and co-founder of The Philosophers’ Magazine is also a prolific author, journalist, and blogger. He will be discussing his upcoming book The Edge of Reason: A Rational Skeptic in an Irrational World.

Paul Bassett Davies is an award winning comic scriptwriter, author, director and actor. He founded the Crystal Theatre, was creative director of the London Comedy Writers Festival, and is director of Euroscript Ltd. Davies will be discussing his latest ‘hellish’ novel Dead Writers In Rehab.

Katerina Diamond is a Sunday Times bestselling crime writer who was hailed as ‘the new Queen of Crime’ by Heat after the publication of her debut novel, The Teacher. Diamond will be discussing her third book, The Angel.

Tickets are also available online.


27th November @ 7pm

Jen Campbell, Daisy Buchanan, Wendy Moore and Tom Tivnan

Jen Campbell is an award-winning poet, a vlogger and the author of the bestselling ‘Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops’. Campbell will be discussing her debut short story collection The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night.

Daisy Buchanan is an author, award winning-journalist and professional agony aunt! Buchanan will be talking about her latest book, How to Be a Grown Uppart memoir and part self-help for her fellow millennials – but that transcends its target demographic, making it a must-read for all ages’ Independent.

Wendy Moore is a journalist and the author of Wedlock, a Channel 4 Book Club choice and a Sunday Times bestseller. Moore will be discussing her latest book The Mesmerist, which tells the story of the man who introduced hypnotism to Victorian Britain.

Tom Tivnan is the features and insight editor of The Bookseller, and the author of The Esquimaux, which was inspired by a painting of the native Greenlander, John Sackhouse.

Tickets are also available online.


12th December @ 7pm

Non Pratt, Lisa Williamson, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan and Zoe Gilbert

Non Pratt is the author of Trouble, a witty and irreverent book about sex and friendship that established her as a leading figure in Young Adult fiction. Non will be discussing her latest book Truth or Dare, a powerful and moving novel about bravery.

Lisa Williamson is an actor and author. Her multi-award winning debut novel, The Art of Being Normal, is an engaging and sensitive portrait of a transgender teen. Williamson’s latest book, All About Mia, is set to be another compelling work of YA fiction.

Rowan Hisayo Buchanan is a British-Japanese-Chinese-American novelist. Her award-winning debut novel Harmless Like You is described by the Boston Globe as ‘visceral, startling and mind-bendingly gorgeous’.

Zoe Gilbert is a Costa Short Story award-winning writer whose short stories are often inspired by folklore or folk tales, and have been published in many diverse anthologies and journals. Gilbert will be discussing her piece in ConradologyHer debut novel Folk, which tells the tales of a strange and remote island community, is published in 2018

Tickets are also available online, HERE.


Recordings for this series of podcasts take place at Blackwell’s Bookstore in central Oxford.

Tickets cost £5 and we recommend that you get them book by calling 01865 333623 or visiting the Blackwell’s shop.