Backlisted, the popular UK–based book podcast, released its first episode in November 2015. Guests [usually writers] are asked to choose an old rather than new book to discuss, particularly ones that may have floated out of public consciousness. Co–hosted by author Andy Miller and publisher John Mitchinson [both former booksellers], its tone is erudite, warm and enthusiastic. It was awarded Book Podcast of the year in 2019 by The Bookseller, and in 2020 was singled out as one of the year’s best book podcasts by Oprah Winfrey. In July, Backlisted released its 144th episode and passed 2.5 million downloads. Novelist Mary Costello and novelist and broadcaster Mary McGill will join Miller and Mitchinson to discuss an old Irish book whose title will be announced in the coming weeks.
The seating of this event is arranged in socially distant pods of two persons known to each other. Unfortunately due to extremely limited capacity we are unable to accommodate single bookings at this time.
This talk will be recorded and available on GIAF platforms to watch or listen at a later date.
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