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Books to live by with Mariella Frostrup

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Mariella Frostrup talks to her guests including David Walliams, Jo Brand and George The Poet as they pick books from their lifetime of reading. From childhood favourites, to books to mend a broken heart, we hear how those books have shaped who they are today.


Books to live by was created by Mariella Frostrup


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Winston Marshall

Winston Marshall

2022-12-1556:39

Mariella talks to Winston Marshall, podcaster and former member of Mumford & Sons, about the books that have affected him and stayed with him during his life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Stig Abell

Stig Abell

2022-12-0851:29

This episode sees Mariella talk to author and Times Radio presenter Stig Abell about his enduring love of books, including Richmal Crompton's Just William books, The Lost Continent by Bill Bryson, and Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Colm Toibin

Colm Toibin

2022-12-0101:05:47

This week Mariella welcome the Irish novelist, poet and playwright Colm Toibin to the podcast to talk about the books that have influenced him throughout his life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Don McCullin

Don McCullin

2022-11-2451:36

The legendary war photographer Sir Don McCullin talks to Mariella about the books which changed his life including Robinson Crusoe, If This Is A Man by Primo Levi, and Philip Kerr's Berlin Noir series which features the detective Bernie Gunther. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Francesca Martinez

Francesca Martinez

2022-11-1701:02:26

In this episode Mariella talks to writer, comedian and actress Francesca Martinez to discover the books that have meant most to her throughout her life. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Laura Linney

Laura Linney

2022-11-1051:091

Mariella talks to the American actress, multiple Golden Globe and Emmy award winner Laura Linney. The star of Ozark and The Big C takes us through the books that have changed her life, including My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout, Armistead Maupin's Tales of The City, and the classic East of Eden. She also talks about her career including working with Clint Eastwood. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
George The Poet

George The Poet

2022-11-0356:55

This week's episode sees London born spoken word performer, activist, and podcaster George The Poet talk to Mariella about the books that helped shape his life and outlook, including Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers, Why Nations Fail by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, and the Harry Potter books Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

2022-10-2754:351

This week's guest is the screenwriter and novelist Frank Cottrell-Boyce. He talks to Mariella about the books that shaped him, including Maurice Sendack's 'Where The Wild Things Are', 'Naples '44' by Norman Lewis, and the poem 'Saint Kevin and the Blackbird' by Seamus Heaney. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Deborah Meaden

Deborah Meaden

2022-10-2054:321

This week Mariella talks to entrepreneur, businesswoman and star of Dragon's Den, Deborah Meaden. They discuss Deborah's love of literature, dislike of business advice books and the books Deborah has chosen to talk about including Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, and Bill Bryson's A Short History of Nearly Everything Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Juliet Stevenson

Juliet Stevenson

2022-10-1357:07

This week Mariella talks to actor and film star Juliet Stevenson about the books that shaped her life. Includes works by Toni Morrison, Dora Russell and Elizabeth Gaskell - and also Juliet's husband, the anthropologist Hugh Brody! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Jo Brand

Jo Brand

2022-10-0601:06:161

In this episode Mariella talks to comedian and presenter Jo Brand about the books that shaped her life and personality, including The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell, Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch and the poetry anthology Staying Alive Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
David Walliams

David Walliams

2022-09-2953:57

In the first episode Mariella talks to actor, comedian and author David Walliams about the books that have shaped him, including works by Roald Dahl, Quentin Crisp and Philip Larkin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
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