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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
Today guest host Will Kherbek and Ant are joined by Vincent Bevins, author of the timely and essential Jakarta Method. In the Jakarta Method the former Washington Post journalist sketches a Cold War history of U.S. antagonism against democratic governments of the Third World, and the terrible human cost of the CIA's anti-Communist paranoia.
Also, Sam and Dan chat some rubbish at the beginning and end.
Today Ant and Dan are joined by the punk polymath Dr. Habib William Kherbek to talk everything from his terrifying theory of 'Technofeudalism', writing Britain authentically as an immmigrant, to his remix-novel of Don Quixote, New Adventures. Strap in for a wild ride, for your brain will be throbbing when this one is done.
Bonus Content: An Exciting Announcement about the future of Burley Fisher itself!
Today's episode is 100% bibliophilia, as Sam and So celebrate the re-opening of the bookstore and return of all our book-loving customers, and talk to the author of the year's bookiest book, Eley Williams, whose debut novel The Liar's Dictionary is a riot of linguistic invention AND Sherlock Holmes queer fanfic Easter eggs. Prepare for verbal bartitsu!
In this episode So is joined by Katy Derbyshire to talk about the integral role of translators in mediating between international literature and the Anglophone world, the perils of book-buying during lockdown in Berlin. What's more, Katy shares some off-kilter recommendations from the buzzing contemporary German scene and discusses her role in creating the Warick Prize for Women in Translation.
Produced by Dan Fuller
Music by Antony Hurley
On today's podcast, we get emotional about Burley Fisher re-opening, and So talks solidarity, workers' rights, friendship, filmmaking, the power of self-expression and why poetry is sexy with contributors to Hustling Verse: An Anthology of Sex Workers' Poetry.
Sex Worker Open University: https://www.nswp.org/members/europe/sex-worker-open-university
UNAIDS & NSWP Covid-19 statement: https://www.nswp.org/page/covid-19
DAZED 100 NETTI HURLEY: https://www.dazeddigital.com/projects/article/48859/1/netti-hurley-filmmaker-biography-dazed-100-2020-profile