June 24, 2021
Celebrating our Indie Fiction pick for June, So welcomes shop favourite Juliet Jacques to the show to talk about her debut collection "Variations", featuring a scarily accurate impression of Margaret Thatcher.
Also some more info on BFDay + antiquarian news!
June 18, 2021
Today So and Sam are joined by Serpent's Tail's Hannah Westland to talk about being the OG indie press, who shares some exciting news viz. Esi Edugyan, along with celebrations for Independent Bookshop Week. Also the usual banter and nonsense from Dan et. al.
June 3, 2021
With apologies, Dan and Sam present Ida Marie Hede's 'Adorable' the indie fiction pick for May. Marie and Sam talk poetic bacteria, while on the margins Dan talks about his night walks and the Lanterne Records kickstarter steams ahead..
May 24, 2021
Today Dan is joined by Richard Barnett to discuss his new poetic work Wherever We Are When We Come to the End (Valley Press), a stirring piece about Wittgenstein's time on the frontlines. Meanwhile Sam announces BFDay - the Burley Fisher literary bonanza!
May 18, 2021
Dan and Ant are joined by Richard Dawson, the troubador by whom they're both a bit mesmerised.
Also, Ant shares some very exciting news pertaining to albums, labels and new things all.
April 30, 2021
Today Sam is joined by Isobel Wohl to discuss her new book, Cold New Climate - Burley Fisher's Indie Fiction subscription for April 2021. Dan and Sam tease coming episodes, and other banal commentary about their everyday lives.
March 28, 2021
In another celebration of our indie fiction subscription, So is joined by Sara Jaffe, author of Dryland (Cipher Press) to discuss her literary influences. With outrageous deep cuts and odd literary byways.
Also, celebrations regarding the BF Team's crowning as Bookshop of the Year (Regional: London ;-D) and plans for re-opening!
February 26, 2021
Today Sam is joined by Olivia Sudjic, author of Sympathy, Exposure and Asylum Road. In a suspiciously titled new segment for the show. Hear about Olivia's favourite authors and how they informed her practice. Also, cool grandma anecdotes and our patented bookseller banter.
February 12, 2021
Today Ant and Dan are joined by Andy Sharp to celebrate his almanac of the occult, the English Heretic Collection. They talk the Black Plaque process, the double meaning of histories and the stories that the National Trust doesn't want you to know. Also, Indie + Poetry Subscriptions!
December 11, 2020
A special one today. Our very own So Mayer celebrates the launch of their phenomenal pocket essay A Nazi Word for a Nazi Thing, an essay on Queer Erasure and a wholesale destruction of the wretched, fascist concept of Entartete. Today's pod is a pomo mashup, featuring red-hot recordings from launch night, coupled with thoughts and reflections to fill in the gaps of films which were broadcast during the live event.
Featuring readings and performances from Isabel Waidner, So Mayer, Juliet Jacques, Ray Filar, Campbell X, Tim Smith and Keith Jarrett.
Also featuring Dan Fuller's trademark rubbish.
A jubilant and riotous end to the year.