It’s Lit But Is It Funny?
Neil Laurenson on Starter for Ten

Neil Laurenson on Starter for Ten

June 1, 2021

Neil Laurenson, author of Exclamation Marx!, discusses David Nicholls's Starter for Ten and his own work with me.

Paul Flower on Catch-22

Paul Flower on Catch-22

May 17, 2021

Paul Flower, author of The Great American Cheese War, discusses Joseph Heller's Catch-22 and his own work with me.

Katy Darby on How Not to Write a Novel

Katy Darby on How Not to Write a Novel

May 4, 2021

Katy Darby, novelist, creative writing tutor and Liars' League supremo, discusses Sandra Newman and Howard Mittelmark's How Not to Write a Novel and her own work with me.

Chris McCrudden on Emotionally Weird

Chris McCrudden on Emotionally Weird

April 19, 2021

Chris McCrudden, author of the Battlestar Suburbia series of comic science fiction novels discusses Kate Atkinson's Emotionally Weird and his own work with me.

Abbie Headon on Cold Comfort Farm

Abbie Headon on Cold Comfort Farm

April 6, 2021

Abbie Headon, Bookseller Rising Star of 2018, editor, writer, TikTokker and all-round publishing good egg, discusses Stella Gibbons's Cold Comfort Farm and her own work with me.

Lev Parikian on Heartburn

Lev Parikian on Heartburn

March 22, 2021

Lev Parikian, conductor and writer of erudite and witty non-fiction, discusses Nora Ephron's Heartburn and his own work with me.

Isabel Rogers on 1066 And All That

Isabel Rogers on 1066 And All That

March 8, 2021

Isabel Rogers, award-winning poet and author of the Stockwell Park Orchestra series, discusses Sellar and Yeatman's 1066 And All That and her own work with me. Featuring guest appearance by Zig the dog and an unexpected diversion into the music of Anton Bruckner.

Toby Frost on Lucky Jim

Toby Frost on Lucky Jim

February 22, 2021

Toby Frost, author of the Space Captain Smith series, discusses Kingsley Amis's Lucky Jim and his own work with me.

All about “It’s Lit But Is It Funny?”

All about “It’s Lit But Is It Funny?”

February 3, 2021

This is the trailer for "It's Lit But Is It Funny", which tells you everything you need to know about it in 169 action-packed seconds. Come for the jaunty theme tune, stay for the nuanced literary debate.

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