Jackson Brodie, ex-military police, ex-Cambridge Constabulary, currently working as a private investigator, makes a highly anticipated return, nine years after the last Brodie, Started Early, Took My Dog. Jackson Brodie has relocated to a quiet seaside village, in the occasional company of his recalcitrant teenage son and an aging Labrador, both at the discretion of his ex-partner Julia. It’s picturesque, but there’s something darker lurking behind the scenes. Jackson’s current job, gathering proof of an unfaithful husband for his suspicious wife, is fairly standard-issue, but a chance encounter with a desperate man on a crumbling cliff leads him into a sinister network—and back across the path of his old friend Reggie. Old secrets and new lies intersect in this breathtaking novel by one of the most dazzling and surprising writers at work today. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/pbliving/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/pbliving/support
Šioje podkasto laidoje – pokalbis apie vieną garsiausių britų rašytojų Kate Atkinson. Apie tai kalbamės su vertėja Rasa Drazdauskiene. Rasa Drazdauskienė vertė jos knygą „Griuvėsių dievas“, ir podkaste dalinosi savo įžvalgomis apie Kate Atkinson kūrybą, jos stilių, paliečiamas temas, o taip pat buvo diskutuojama apie tai, kodėl jos knygos, skirtingai nuo daugelio pasaulio valstybių, Lietuvoje nėra labai populiarios.
Kate Atkinson, YA fiction controversy, Queer writing in the noughties
Kate Atkinson discusses her new novel, Big Sky. For Jackson Brodie fans it’s been a long nine years but finally he’s back. After the first four books in this crime fiction series, the acclaimed writer turned her attention to World War II resulting in two prize-winning novels, Life After Life and A God In Ruins. She explains how almost a decade later she was ready to return to Jackson and why the sixth Jackson book is not so far away.As insults fly, tempers flare, and books are pulled, writer Leo Benedictus, Charlotte Eyre, Children’s Editor at The Bookseller, and Children’s and YA author Patrice Lawrence discuss the impact that online criticism is having on the world of Young Adult fiction.We continue our exploration of LGBT literature which marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in New York in 1969, a key moment in the birth of the gay rights movement. Today journalist Amelia Abraham, author of the recently published book Queer Intentions: a Personal Journey through LGBTQ+ Culture, guides us through her favourite LGBT books from 1999 to 2009.Presenter Stig AbellProducer Jerome Weatherald
Episode #010 - What To Consider When Choosing Your Wedding Dress with Kate Atkinson - Bridal Reloved
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Accidental bum cupping, a 6 week journey from idea to business and Kate's infectiously fun personality shines through in this episode where we chat about the the importance of getting the dress right, as if you didn't know already.
Kate Atkinson won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for her 1995 debut novel Behind the Scenes at the Museum, and has won the Costa Novel Award twice, for Life After Life in 2013 and for A God in Ruins two years later.Born in York in 1951, she was the only child of a couple who ran a medical and surgical supplies shop. She began to write after she had failed her doctorate at Dundee University and had given birth to two daughters. She took on a wide range of jobs while writing short stories for women's magazines, and did not publish her first book until she was in her early 40s. Her mid-career reinvention as a writer of detective fiction has seen her publish four novels starring her sleuth Jackson Brodie, with another one in the pipeline. She lives in Edinburgh, has two grown-up daughters, and two grandchildren.BOOK CHOICE: The Collected Poems and Letters of Emily DickensonLUXURY ITEM: A 500 year old, mature oak treeFAVOURITE TRACK: Beethoven's Symphony no. 5Presenter: Lauren LaverneProducer: Cathy Drysdale
Kate Atkinson is the internationally bestselling author of eleven books including the award-winning international bestseller Life After Life, the Whitbread-award winning Behind the Scenes at the Museum, and four sublime novels featuring the cases of private investigator Jackson Brodie. Atkinson's storytelling abilities are like no other writer's — her novels combine curl-up-in-an-armchair transporting pleasure with a penchant for unexpected revelations and disjunctions that keep the reader ever more transfixedly wondering what new shift in perspective is coming. Her latest novel, Transcription, is an almost perfect marriage of writer and subject, a story of spies and teacups, Nazi traitors and double agents, sexism in the workplace and secrets that lie dormant for decades before returning to life. The result is an exploration of loyalty and identity, a meditation on the stories we tell ourselves about who we are — and a great deal of fun. We sat down with Kate Atkinson to talk about Transcription, her dive into of the archives of the MI5, and the magic of fiction.
This month on World Book Club award-winning British writer Kate Atkinson discusses her celebrated novel Life After Life. In it Atkinson poses the question: What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born and then dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least, unusual. For as she grows, she also dies, repeatedly, while the young century marches on towards its second cataclysmic world war.Does Ursula's apparently infinite number of lives give her the power to save the world from its inevitable destiny? And if she can - will she?Presented by Harriett Gilbert.