The Northern Connection
By The Northern Connection
The Northern ConnectionJun 25, 2022
#Joyce100 and Saving Lucia
Best of Books of 2021 (some of them!)
Christmas and Winter books
#Northember part 4
#Northember part 1
Books for Autumn and Halloween
Books we chat about:
Jules - The Spirit Engineer by A.J. West, Luckenbooth by Jenni Fagan, Magpie Lane by Lucy Atkins and The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware.
Rachel - The Woman in Black by Susan Hill, The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters, Dead Relatives by Lucie McKnight Hardy, The Whistling by Rebecca Netley and The Manningtree Witches by A. K. Blakemore.
Rebecca - Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield and Wakenhyrst by Michelle Paver.
Emma - Haverscroft by S.A Harris, Hag - Forgotten Folktales Retold and Foxfire, Wolfskins and Stories of Other Shapeshifting Women by Sharon Blackie and The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson.
Crime and Thrillers
We chat to Tom Copeland, co-founder of Northodox press, listen to a reading by Will Dean from his new book, Bad Apples, and we share some of our favourite crime reads. Rachel recommends: The Simon Serraillier series by Susan Hill, The Murder of Harriet Monkton by Elizabeth Haynes and His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet. Emma recommends: The Thursday Murder Cub, The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman, Exit by Belinda Bauer, Donna Leon's Brunetti series. Rebecca recommends: The Wicked Sister by Karen Dionne and The Aidan Waits series by Joseph Knox (Sirens, The Smiling Man and The Sleepwalker) Jules recommends: See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmitt, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker, A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins, Tall Bones by Anna Bailey, Will Dean's Tuva Moodyson series. Tom Copeland recommends: Airedale by Dylan Byford, A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, Dracula by Brahm Stoker @northodoxpress @Tom_Northodox Off The Shelf, Ilkley Literature Festival, Durham Book Festival
Women In Translation Bonus Episode
Eva's books are available from Orenda and special, signed, limited edition copies are available from Goldsboro books.
Women In Translation
In episode two, we chat about Women In Translation Month and catch up with literary translatiors Charlotte Whittle and Nichola Smalley. We share some of our favourite translated reads. WIT books mentioned: Hurricane Season by Frenanda Melchor translated by Sophie Hughes Cockfight by María Fernanda Ampuero translated by Frances Riddle Tender is the Flesh by Augstina Bazterrica translated by Sarah Moses, Adele by Leila Slimani translated by Sam Taylor Love in Five Acts by Daniela Krien translated by Jamie Bulloch A place to Lay One's Head by Francois Frenkel translated by Stephanie Smee The Memory Police by Yoko Agawa translated by Stephen Snyder Eleana Knows by Claudia Piñeiro translated by Frances Riddle The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas, translated by Frank Wynne A Single Rose by Muriel Barbery, translated by Alison Anderson Notes from Childhood by Norah Lange translated by Charlotte Whittle People in The Room by Norah Lange translated by Charlotte Whittle Tentacle by Rita Indiana translated by Achy Obejas Fair Play by Tove Jansson translated by Thomas Teal The Summer Book by Tove Jansson translated by Thomas Teal The Vegetarian by Han Kang translated by Deborah Smith