Capital XTRA Book Club with Leah Davis

Capital XTRA Book Club with Leah Davis

By Capital XTRA

In this brand new Capital XTRA pod, host Leah Davis sits down with legendary and rising black authors to delve into their latest written work in her new podcast ‘Book Club with Leah Davis’. From gripping fiction to inspiring self-help books, Leah has created a space which uplifts and highlights black voices, while educating audiences on topics like racial injustice, female empowerment and more.

Episodes

Vol 4: Keisha The Sket

Imagine being 13 years old and the story you wrote anonymously on your family computer goes viral. That was the reality for Jade LB in the early 00s when her epic tale Keisha Da Sket had teenagers across the UK hooked. Cut to present day and Jade presents us with a reworked version of the novel as well as the original viral game changer. Join the book club using the hashtag #CapitalXTRABookClub and let's chat on twitter @leahhdaviss.
26/06/2224m 34s

Vol 3: Sheena Patel - I'm A Fan

Meet Sheena Patel and her debut novel 'I'm A Fan' a read that she proudly exclaims might make you feel a bit sick. This captivating story centres a nameless protagonist as she battles her way through a complex relationship with a drastic power imbalance. Sheena is an exciting new voice in literature that I am absolutely fascinated by!
19/06/2237m 1s

Vol 2: Alison Hammond - Black In Time

The queen of daytime TV Alison Hammond is gracing us with her presence on today's episode of the Capital XTRA Book Club! Having grown up seeing so few black faces in her history books Alison Hammond is on a mission to prove that Black history is British history. Her new book Black In Time tells the stories of some trail blazing Black people in language that is child friendly, totally accessible and quintessentially Alison.
13/06/2218m 46s

Vol 1: Keep The Receipts

Host Leah Davis catches up with ladies behind 'The Receipts' podcast to talk about their book 'Keep The Receipts'. Meet your new favourite authors that double as your very own agony aunts. Tolly, Milena and Audrey aka The Receipts Girls have been dishing out advice and spilling the tea on The Receipts podcast for years and now they've condensed years of experiences, anecdotes and life hacks into Keep The Receipts. Join the book club using the hashtag #CapitalXTRABookClub and let's chat on twitter @leahhdaviss.
03/06/2222m 25s
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