Bibliophile | Book talk and recommendations from independent booksellers

Bibliophile | Book talk and recommendations from independent booksellers

Latest Episodes

Bibliophile Live *TEASER*
October 11, 2019

We’re so excited that our first ever live podcast is coming to your ears AND eyes on Friday 18th October in Edinburgh! That’s right, booksellers David Bloomfield, Julie Danskin and Jonathan “JT” Taylor are appearing live at the Golden Hare Books Festiv...

Bibliophile Book Chat: A Civilised, Sensible Discussion
August 22, 2019

Bibliophile is back! After a humidity-induced hiatus, we’re back in full flow and coming at you across the airwaves (that’s how podcasts work, right?). In this episode, we discuss racist horror novels, space operas set on ice planets (In space!

Bibliophile Book Chat: How To Grease Books
June 05, 2019

In this episode of Bibliophile, booksellers Julie Danskin, David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor catch up with what they’ve each been reading. They pause for a moment to reflect on a recent victory, winning Independent Bookshop of the Year 2019 at the B...

Bibliophile Book Club: Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
May 18, 2019

Sexy segueways, Freudian complexes and bad times on the canal, we could only be discussing the 2018 Man Booker shortlisted debut novel Everything Under by Daisy Johnson. What is the bonak? Can we ever avoid our fate?

Bibliophile Book Club #1: Little by Edward Carey
April 08, 2019

Bibliophile has grown! Our bookish babble can no longer be contained within the confines of a single audio file! Welcome to the first Bibliophile Book Club, where we talk exclusively about a single book! In this episode,

Bibliophile Episode 11: “Classic Arch-Enemy Banter”
March 02, 2019

Breaking down Westerns, recommending books and helping each other out of reading slumps.

Bibliophile Episode 10: “That’s a good name for a taxidermist”
January 31, 2019

In Episode 10 of Bibliophile, Julie, David and Jonathan (JT) discuss their current reads, how they track their reading and what resolutions they have for 2019, with more recommendations throughout.

Bibliophile Episode 9: Recent Reads | The People in the Trees | Favourite Books of 2018
December 09, 2018

In this episode of Bibliophile, Julie Danskin, David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor reveal their most recent reads, then discuss the first novel by Hanya Yanigahara, The People in the Trees, then share their best books of 2018.

Bibliophile Episode 8: in which we learn that Julie definitely likes sci-fi
November 20, 2018

Welcome to episode 8 of Bibliophile, in which we discuss our current reads, We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson and the Man Booker winner for 2018, Milkman by Anna Burns. David gives us more miserable nonfiction to read,

Bibliophile Episode 7: in which David ruins children’s books
October 07, 2018

In this episode of the podcast, we bid a fond farewell to Alice Tarbuck and introduce the dulcet tones of David Bloomfield and Jonathan Taylor. As usual we dicuss what we’re reading and discuss the book group book which was My Year of Rest and Relaxati...