6: William Hill Sportsbook of the Year Award 2020- Ashley Gray & Mark Lawson
The William Hill Sports Book of the Year Podcast
In the third episode focusing on the shortlist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2020 Matt Williams is joined by Ashley Gray to talk about his book The Unforgiven: Mercenaries or Missionaries. Matt is also joined by WHSBOTY judge Mark Lawson to hear about his favourite ever sports book.
Val McDermid unpacks the success of the iconic New Blood panel revealing how she picks the chosen four each year, whether she has seen trends change over the years and expressing what the platform means to debut authors and the industry.In this interview Mark Lawson ekes out the heritage and impact of 17 years of the New Blood panel.Val McDermid in Conversation with Mark Lawson was recorded live as part of the digital Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2020.Podcast Music By: Joseph McDade.
#116: Prayerful Alternatives to Singing in Music Ministry (with Kathy Ebling-Shaw and Mark Lawson)
Today on the podcast we explore the question so many of you have been asking: how do we minister in the liturgy with music, without singing? So many of us listening are pastoral musicians or clergy serving the church, and it seems as if each Diocese is addressing the risk of public singing a little differently. But as we settle into whatever this new “normal” is, we’re discovering that there are ways to safely incorporate musical elements back into your music ministry that don’t involve singing.Our two guests are Kathy Ebling-Shaw (Malmark Inc.) and Mark Lawson (ECS Publishing).
Special Guest: Denise Mina Interviewed By Mark Lawson
A star of ‘Tartan Noir’, Glasgow-born Denise Mina has been charting the dark underbelly of Scotland since 1998, when the first of her award-winning Garnethill trilogy was published.In the years since, her highly-acclaimed Paddy Meehan trilogy has been dramatised for television, starring Jayd Johnson, Peter Capaldi and David Morrissey.Mina is also a successful playwright and comic book writer, the latter including the graphic novel adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. In 2013, she became the first writer to win the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award for two consecutive years, with Gods and Beasts and The End of The Wasp Season. This event was recorded the morning after the 2014 awards which had seen her make the shortlist for the Crime Novel Of The Year once again.An enormously entertaining speaker, join Mina and she is interviewed by Mark Lawson, talk about her career, in what was a highlight of the 2014 Festival.
The Knittel brothers are joined by Mark Lawson to discuss the 2018 World Cup. We give our predictions on the group stage, winners, dark horses, disappointments, and breakout players. Check out Mark's content here: - Game Day Tourist Twitter (twitter.com/gamedaytourist) - Game Day Tourist Instagram (www.instagram.com/gamedaytourist/) - Game Day Tourist website (gamedaytourist.com/) Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed in this episode: (www.fifa.com/worldcup/) Segment 1 - World Cup Group stage preview Segment 2 - Favorites to win - Dark horses to win - Dark horses to make a splash but not win - Winner predictions Segment 3 - Players to watch - Any effects of World Cup being in Russia Other items mentioned - Zidane left Real Madrid after winning everything (http://www.espn.com/soccer/club/real-madrid/86/blog/post/3514258/why-zinedine-zidane-really-left-real-madrid) - Marcelo Players Tribune article (https://www.theplayerstribune.com/en-us/articles/marcelo-real-madrid-first-we-attack) Other Projects Fan Futsal (www.fanfutsal.com/) The Soccer Tavern YouTube (bit.ly/2m4Yy0p)
A rare interview with writer Anne Tyler, who talks to Mark Lawson in her home in Baltimore. She reflects on her approach to writing novels, including Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, Digging to America and The Accidental Tourist. She discusses her interests and influences, and her 20th novel, which she's currently writing. Producer Penny Murphy.
Mark Lawson interviews the American writer Tom Wolfe, as he publishes a new novel, Back to Blood, which is set amidst the wealth, sex and crime of contemporary Miami.It's now 25 years since Wolfe published his first novel, the controversial best-seller Bonfire Of The Vanities, and his new book is also a dissection of racial tension in urban America. The writer reflects on what, if anything, has changed in the intervening years. In a wide-ranging conversation, Wolfe also discusses political correctness, online pornography, his chances of winning a Nobel Prize and why he believes the French ruined American literature.Producer Stephen Hughes.