Sara & Cariad's Weirdos Book Club

Sara & Cariad's Weirdos Book Club

By Plosive

Join comedians and authors Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd in their Weirdos Book Club - a space for the lonely outsider to feel accepted and appreciated.

 

Assisted by their comedian and writer friends, each week they’ll discuss a book that is special, stimulating and y’know – weird. Welcome to your new book club! 

 

Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!

 

 

Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.

Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.


Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Twitter @weirdosbookclub and Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub

 

Produced by Plosive.  

Artwork by Welcome Studio. 


Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


Episodes

Fight Night by Miriam Toews

This week's book guest is Fight Night by Miriam Toews.In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss air travel, mental health, embarrassing parents and farts. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we mention suicide. Fight Night by Miriam Toews is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Tickets for our live shows on the 3 March and 9 April are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
22/02/24·34m 19s

Coming Up in 2024

In this week's episode Sara and Cariad trawl through their reading piles and shopping baskets to discuss books they're excited to read this year. Some new, some old, some that might feature on the Weirdos book Club, some that might not! We look forward to reading with you this year!Tickets for the rescheduled live show on Tue 9 April at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.You can find a list of all the books we've discussed on the series so far here or on Apple Books here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
15/02/24·26m 56s

English Passengers by Matthew Kneale with Sathnam Sanghera

This week's book guest is English Passengers by Matthew Kneale.Sara and Cariad are joined by journalist and author Sathnam Sanghera to discuss the Garden of Eden, rum, tea, charities, imperial decisions and straight lines. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss we discuss racism, racial genocide, sexual assault, rape and graphic imagery.English Passengers by Matthew Kneale is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Empireworld by Sathnam Sanghera is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can find Sathnam on Instagram: @sathnamsanghera and Twitter: @sathnamSara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
08/02/24·41m 39s

Big Swiss by Jen Beagin with Suzi Ruffell

This week's book guest is Big Swiss by Jen Beagin.Sara and Cariad are joined by brilliant comedian Suzi Ruffell to discuss debonair dogs, sex chats, coconut oil, therapy and journeys. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss assault and suicide.Big Swiss by Jen Beagin is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can find Suzi on Instagram: @suziruffellcomedyListen to Suzi's podcasts Like Minded Friends here and Big Kick Energy here.Ticket for the rescheduled live show on Tue 9 April at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
01/02/24·45m 54s

Bluets by Maggie Nelson with Katy Wix

This week's book guest is Bluets by Maggie Nelson.Sara and Cariad are joined by the brilliant actor and writer Katy Wix to discuss poetry, lapis lazuli, Joni Mitchell, Goethe, pain, love letters and Ricky Gervais. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss we discuss heartbreak and suicide.Bluets by Maggie Nelson is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Delicacy by Katy Wix is available to buy here.You can find Katy on Instagram: @really_katywix and Twitter: @wixkatySara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
25/01/24·46m 31s

Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer with Winnie M Li

This week's book guest is Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer.Sara and Cariad are joined by acclaimed author and activist Winnie M Li, who's debut novel Dark Chapter won the Guardian’s book of the year, to discuss art, nuance, Red Dwarf, power, zero tolerance and feeling 'urpy'. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss rape, abuse, antisemitism and racism.Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma by Claire Dederer is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Complicit by Winnie M Li is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can find Winnie on Instagram: and Twitter: @winniemli and her website: winniemli.comTicket for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/01/24·51m 24s

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby with Nikesh Shukla

This week's book guest is High Fidelity by Nick Hornby.Sara and Cariad are joined by author, screenwriter and editor Dr Nikesh Shukla to discuss obsession, music, lads mags, red flags and toxic masculinity. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss sexual assault and racism.High Fidelity by Nick Hornby is available to buy here.Nikesh's book The Council of Good Friends is available to buy here.You can find Nikesh on Instagram: @nikeshshuklawriterTicket for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
11/01/24·44m 32s

Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel with Mike Wozniak

This week's book guest is Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel.Sara and Cariad are joined by critically lauded comedian and actor Mike Wozniak to discuss touring, mediums, the occult, and Princess Diana. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss murder, child abuse, eating disorders and abortion.Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Listen to Mike's podcast Three Bean Salad hereTicket for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
04/01/24·44m 8s

Best of 2023

In this week's episode Sara and Cariad discuss highlights from their year of books in 2023 - from their top picks, to books they didn't get round to reading and some old favourites that are so good they got a re-read! Thank you to everyone for reading with us this year. We like reading with you!Tickets for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.You can find a list of all the books we've discussed on the series so far here or on Apple Books here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/12/23·41m 48s

Christmas Book Gift Guide

In this week's episode Sara and Cariad are out and about at the brilliant Morocco Bound Bookshop to bring you a Christmas gift guide for all those last minute Christmas presents (and some generally excellent book recommendations for all year round)!Buying books as Christmas presents is a great idea, but it can be tricky to get the right one! We asked our listeners to tell us who on their list is difficult to buy for and Sara and Cariad have some suggestions for finding the perfect book! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Tickets for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.You can find Morocco Bound Bookshop on Instagram @morocco_bound_bookshop or at moroccobound.co.ukSara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.You can find a list of all the books we've discussed on the series so far here or on Apple Books here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded at Morocco Bound Bookshop and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/12/23·33m 23s

Yellowface by R.F. Kuang with Anna Leong Brophy & Emily Lloyd-Saini aka Egg

This week's book guest is Yellowface by R.F. Kuang.Sara and Cariad are joined by the brilliant comedy double act Anna Leong Brophy & Emily Lloyd-Saini aka Egg to discuss cultural appropriation, casting, ambition, panel shows and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss racism and bias. Yellowface by R.F. Kuang is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can find Egg on Instagram: @eggcomedyTicket for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Aniya Das and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/12/23·45m 15s

Things I Don't Want to Know by Deborah Levy with Katherine May

This week's book guest is Things I Don't Want to Know by Deborah Levy.Sara and Cariad are joined by New York Times bestselling author Katherine May to discuss sentences, South Africa, greasy spoons, sheds, divorce and fridges. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Things I Don't Want to Know by Deborah Levy is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can buy Katherine's books including Enchantment and Wintering here or on Apple Books here.Follow Katherine on Instagram: @katherinemay_Tickets for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/12/23·44m 20s

Mrs Caliban by Rachel Ingalls

This week's book guest is Mrs Caliban by Rachel Ingalls.In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss grief, trauma, love, friendship, infidelity and avocados. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss pregnancy loss, child loss, car accidents and domestic violence. Mrs Caliban by Rachel Ingalls is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Tickets for the live show on Thu 25 Jan at Foyles, Tottenham Court Road are available to buy here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
30/11/23·41m 54s

The Rise with Ian Rankin

This week's book guest is The Rise by Ian Rankin.Sara and Cariad are joined by the best-selling Scottish crime novelist Ian Rankin to discuss London, Edinburgh, digital books, genre writing and inappropriate tattoos. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! The Rise by Ian Rankin is available to buy here.You Can follow Ian on Instagram: @ianrankin2Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Aniya Das and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
23/11/23·38m 54s

Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel with Emma Gannon

This week's book guest is Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel.Sara and Cariad are joined by Sunday Times bestselling non-fiction author, award-winning novelist, podcaster and journalist Emma Gannon to discuss fertility, age, choice, pigeons, loud neighbours and clichés. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode we discuss child loss, fertility and sick babies. Still Born by Guadalupe Nettel is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can buy Emmas's books including Olive here or on Apple Books here.Follow Emma on Instagram: @emmagannonuk and Twitter: @emmagannonSara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
16/11/23·59m 11s

Y/N by Esther Yi

This week's book guest is Y/N by Esther Yi.In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss Robbie Williams, Chandler, the penis, Sophocles and boiled eggs. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Y/N by Esther Yi is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
09/11/23·39m 14s

Persuasion by Jane Austen with Andrew Hunter Murray

This week's book guest is Persuasion by Jane Austen.Sara and Cariad are joined by incredible writer, podcaster and comedian Andrew Hunter Murray to discuss Lyme Regis, Prince George, morality and sailors. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Persuasion by Jane Austen is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.You can buy Andrew's books The Sanctuary and The Last Day here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
02/11/23·48m 31s

Living My Best Life, Hun with London Hughes

This week's book guest is Living My Best Life, Hun by London Hughes.Sara and Cariad are joined by the comedian London Hughes to discuss her career, from growing up in Thornton Heath to getting a Netflix special produced by Kevin Hart, plus Babestation, bullying, Tony Blair, L.A. library gangs and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Living My Best Life, Hun by London Hughes is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow London on Instagram and Twitter @thelondonhughesFollow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
26/10/23·48m 9s

Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe with Rachel Parris

This week's book guest is Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe with Rachel Parris.Sara and Cariad are joined by comedian, writer, improvisor and fellow Austentatious member Rachel Parris to discuss Camden, the London Review of Books, Alan Bennett and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Rachel on Instagram @rachelsvparris and Twitter @rachelparrisYou can book tickets to see Rachel's show Fool's Gold hereFollow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by ben Williams and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
19/10/23·49m 23s

In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan with John Kearns

This week's book guest is In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan.Sara and Cariad are joined by comedian, Taskmaster star and double Edinburgh Comedy Award winner John Kearns to discuss hippies, Harry Styles (again), Beat poets and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: This book contains reference to suicide. In Watermelon Sugar by Richard Brautigan is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow John on Twitter @johnsfurcoatTickets for John's tour show 'The Varnishing Days' are available here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
12/10/23·45m 11s

Under the Net by Iris Murdoch

This week's book guest is Under the Net by Iris Murdoch.In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss London landmarks, swimming in the Thames, philosophy students, the Irish and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Under the Net by Iris Murdoch is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
05/10/23·38m 8s

Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater with Eliza Clark

This week's book guest is Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater.Sara and Cariad are joined by incredible author Eliza Clark to discuss true crime, bra fittings, male masturbation and tote bags. Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: This episode contains discussion of death, murder and Columbiners. Death of a Bookseller by Alice Slater is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Penance by Eliza Clark is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Aniya Das and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
28/09/23·41m 56s

Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi with Sophie Duker

This week's book guest is Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi.Sara and Cariad are joined by comedian, writer and high priestess of a sexy cult - Sophie Duker - to discuss spirits, Jesus, death of the author, Dua Lipa and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: This book contains reference to suicide, self harm, sexual abuse and rape. Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
21/09/23·42m 2s

BONUS: Weirdo by Sara Pascoe - Q&A, Reading and Character Quiz (Live at 21Soho)

In this special bonus episode, we share all the extra book chat from the Weirdos Book Club live show at 21Soho!Hear a Q&A with Sara on writing her debut novel, readings from the book by friend of the podcast Vanessa Hammick, and a quiz to find out which character from Weirdo you are! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Aniya Das and edited by Ben Williams for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/09/23·29m 14s

Weirdo by Sara Pascoe with Shaparak Khorsandi and Emma Jane Unsworth (Live at 21Soho)

This week's book guest is Weirdo by Sara Pascoe.In a special live recording of the podcast, Sara and Cariad are joined by comedian and author Shaparak Khorsandi and screenwriter and author Emma-Jane Unsworth to discuss haemorrhoids, mums, dating, accents, being a grown up and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: This episode includes mention of sexual assault.  Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Shaparak's latest book Scatter Brain is published by Vermilion and is available to buy here.Emma Jane's books are available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclubFollow Shaparak Khorsandi on Instagram and Twitter @ShappiKhorsandiFollow Emma Jane on Instagram @emjaneunsworth Recorded and edited by Aniya Das for Plosive.Photo by Ed Moore.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
14/09/23·44m 20s

The Pumpkin Eater by Penelope Mortimer

This week's book guest is The Pumpkin Eater by Penelope Mortimer.In this episode Sara and Cariad discuss marriage, Just Seventeen, having a breakdown in Harrods and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: In this episode there are references to abortion, infertility, rape and paedophilia. The Pumpkin Eater by Penelope Mortimer is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Recorded by Aniya Das and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
07/09/23·42m 57s

Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey

This week's book guest is Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey.Sara and Cariad are joined by Monica herself to discuss heartbreak, karaoke, Harry Styles and more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!Trigger warning: This episode includes references to disordered eating. Really Good, Actually by Monica Heisey is available to buy here or on Apple Books here.Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Ticket's for the live show on Wed 6 Sep at 21Soho are available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclubFollow Monica Heisey on Instagram and Twitter @monicaheisey Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
31/08/23·49m 8s

I’m A Fan by Sheena Patel with Nish Kumar

Welcome to the very first episode of the Weirdos Book Club!This week's book guest is I'm a Fan by Sheena Patel.Sara and Cariad are joined by all-round-good-guy-of-comedy Nish Kumar to discuss the internet, vegetables, wet boyfriends and so much more! Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you! I'm a Fan by Sheena Patel is available to buy here or on Apple Books here. Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Ticket's for the live show on Wed 6 Sep at 21Soho are available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclubFollow Nish Kumar on Instagram and Twitter @MrNishKumar Recorded and edited by Naomi Parnell for Plosive.Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
24/08/23·44m 21s

Sara & Cariad's Weirdos Book Club - Trailer

Coming Thursday 24th August…Join comedians and authors Sara Pascoe and Cariad Lloyd in their Weirdos Book Club - a space for the lonely outsider to feel accepted and appreciated. Assisted by their comedian and writer friends, each week they’ll discuss a book that is special, stimulating and y’know – weird. Welcome to your new book club!  Thank you for reading with us. We like reading with you!  Sara’s debut novel Weirdo is published by Faber & Faber and is available to pre-order here.Cariad’s book You Are Not Alone is published by Bloomsbury and is available to buy here.Follow Sara & Cariad’s Weirdos Book Club on Instagram @saraandcariadsweirdosbookclub and Twitter @weirdosbookclub Produced by Plosive.  Artwork by Welcome Studio.  Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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