Comics' Books Podcast picks

By Lucy Danser

By Lucy Danser

Comics' Books is a podcast, hosted by me, where I talk to comedians and comic writers about the books that they love. I've linked the books that we discuss in the episodes below. To listen yourself head here: www.comicsbooks.co.uk

Rivers of London: The First Rivers of London novel

Ben Aaronovitch

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

George's Marvellous Medicine

Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

£5.99 £5.57

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

The Lies of Locke Lamora: The Gentleman Bastard Sequence, Book One

Scott Lynch

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

A Game of Thrones (Reissue)

George R.R. Martin

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry: The uplifting and redemptive No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller

Rachel Joyce

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

Outlander: (Outlander 1)

Diana Gabaldon

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

The Goldfinch

Donna Tartt

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

The Time Traveler's Wife

Audrey Niffenegger

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

Therese Raquin

Emile Zola

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 1 with Laura Lexx

Klopp Actually: (Imaginary) Life with Football's Most Sensible Heartthrob

Laura Lexx

£9.99 £9.29

Written by Season 1, Episode 1 guest Laura Lexx

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

£11.99

Discussed in Season 1: Episode 1 with Laura Lexx and Episode 2 with Eshaan Akbar

THE SECRET GARDEN

Frances Hodgson Burnett

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 2 with Eshaan Akbar

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khaled Hosseini

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 2 with Eshaan Akbar

The Kite Runner

Khaled Hosseini

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 2 with Eshaan Akbar

Long Walk to Freedom

Nelson Mandela

£14.99 £13.94

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

Sue Townsend

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England

Dan Jones

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses and the Rise of the Tudors

Dan Jones

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

Them: Adventures with Extremists

Jon Ronson

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

The Vicar of Nibbleswicke

Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

To Kill A Mockingbird: 60th Anniversary Edition

Harper Lee

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things

Jon McGregor

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

The Siege Of Krishnapur

J.G. Farrell

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to Hope, leaving the Westboro Baptist Church

Megan Phelps-Roper

£14.99 £13.94

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 3 with Jonathan Sayer

Well-Loved Tales: Cinderella

£5.99 £5.57

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

The Famous Five Collection 1: Books 1-3

Enid Blyton

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

The Code of the Woosters: (Jeeves & Wooster)

P.G. Wodehouse

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

Reasons to be Cheerful: Winner of the 2019 Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction

Nina Stibbe

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

A House for Mr Biswas

V. S. Naipaul

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

A Prayer For Owen Meany: a 'genius' modern American classic

John Irving

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

The Call of the Wild

Jack London

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

Atomic Habits: the life-changing million-copy #1 bestseller

James Clear

£16.98 £15.79

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 4 with Sindhu Vee

Marvel Premium: Civil War

Mark Millar and Steve McNiven

£17.98 £16.72

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 5 with Sikisa

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - The Sunday Times Bestseller

Akala

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 5 with Sikisa

The Tale of Peter Rabbit Board Book

Beatrix Potter

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 5 with Sikisa

Noughts & Crosses

Malorie Blackman

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 5 with Sikisa

Calvin And Hobbes Volume 1 `A': The Calvin & Hobbes Series: Thereby Hangs a Tail

Bill Watterson

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 6 with Russell Hicks

Open: An Autobiography

Andre Agassi

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 6 with Russell Hicks

Post Office

Charles Bukowski

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 6 with Russell Hicks

The Inner Game of Tennis: The Ultimate Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

W Timothy Gallwey

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 6 with Russell Hicks

I Am Bear

Ben Bailey Smith and Sav Akyuz

£6.99 £6.50

Written by Season 1, Episode 7 guest Ben Bailey Smith

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language

Mark Forsyth

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret

Judy Blume

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

Fox 8

George Saunders and Chelsea Cardinal

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

French Exit: NOW A MAJOR FILM

Patrick deWitt

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

Train Dreams

Denis Johnson

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

The Mobster's Lament

Ray Celestin

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

Stoner: A Novel

John Williams

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

White Teeth

Zadie Smith

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 7 with Ben Bailey Smith

Through the Leopard's Gaze

Njambi McGrath

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

Jung Chang

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa

Mark Mathabane

£14.99 £13.94

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

The Pianist of Yarmouk

Aeham Ahmad

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

Native Son

Richard Wright

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

Devil on the Cross

Ngugi wa Thiong'o

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 8 with Njambi McGrath

The F*ck It Diet

Caroline Dooner

£12.99 £12.08

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 9 with Jess Fostekew

The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science

Will Storr

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 9 with Jess Fostekew

Avocado Baby

John Burningham

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 9 with Jess Fostekew

The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 1, Episode 9 with Jess Fostekew

The Paper Dolls

Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Mr. Noisy

Roger Hargreaves

£3.99 £3.71

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Peter Pan

Sir J. M. Barrie

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

The Worst Princess

Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Firestarter

Stephen King

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Skeleton Crew: featuring The Mist

Stephen King

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

The Stand

Stephen King

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

The Tommyknockers

Stephen King

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Guards! Guards!: (Discworld Novel 8)

Terry Pratchett

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Adventures in the Screen Trade

William Goldman

£23.00

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 1 with Stuart Goldsmith

Bonjour Tristesse and A Certain Smile

Francoise Sagan

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 2 with Viv Groskop

Hamnet: WINNER OF THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 - THE NO. 1 BESTSELLER

Maggie O'Farrell

£20.00 £18.60

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 2 with Viv Groskop

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Maggie O'Farrell

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 2 with Viv Groskop

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4: Adrian Mole Book 1

None and Sue Townsend

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid (Book 1)

Jeff Kinney

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

How Not To Be a Boy

Robert Webb

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor

Adam Kay

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Finding My Voice: Nadiya's honest, unforgettable memoir

Nadiya Hussain

£10.99 £10.22

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The The Magic Faraway Tree: Book 2

Enid Blyton

£6.99 £6.50

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The Hobbit Classic Hardback

J. R. R. Tolkien

£20.00 £18.60

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The Lord of the Rings

J. R. R. Tolkien

£22.00 £20.46

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Romeo and Juliet

Eric Rasmussen and Jonathan Bate

£7.99

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Brother in the Land

Robert Swindells

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

To Kill a Mockingbird

Harper Lee

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Mildred Delois Taylor

£7.99 £7.43

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The Color Purple: The classic, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel

Alice Walker

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

Animal Farm

George Orwell

£9.99 £9.29

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

1984 Nineteen-Eighty Four

George Orwell

£5.99 £5.57

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The Reluctant Fundamentalist

MOHSIN HAMID

£8.99 £8.36

Discussed in Season 2, Episode 3 with Tez Ilyas

The Secret Diary of a British Muslim Aged 13 3/4

Tez Ilyas

£16.98 £15.79

Written by Season 2, Episode 3 guest Tez Ilyas

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler

Gene Kemp

£6.99 £6.50

Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Walter Isaacson

£12.99 £12.08

Keeping it Real

Jodie Marsh

£7.99 £7.43

Is This Anything?

Jerry Seinfeld

£25.00 £23.25

Everyday Sexism

Laura (Laura Bates) Bates

£10.00 £9.30

Queenie: British Book Awards Book of the Year

Candice Carty-Williams

£8.99 £8.36

Antisemitism: here and now

Deborah Lipstadt

£14.99 £13.94

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

Bari Weiss

£14.99 £13.94

Anti-Semitism and the Left

Ian Hernon

£20.00 £18.60

Columbine

Dave Cullen

£14.99 £13.94

Parkland: Birth of a Movement

Dave Cullen

£14.99 £13.94

Night of the Living Dummy

R.L. Stine

£5.99 £5.57

Ulysses

James Joyce

£15.97

Finnegans Wake

James Joyce

£7.99 £7.43

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

James Joyce

£7.99 £7.43

The Care Manifesto: The Politics of Compassion

Hakim, Rottenberg, et al.

£8.99 £8.36

Bathroom

Jean-Philippe Toussaint

£9.50 £8.83

Charmed Life

Diana Wynne Jones

£6.99 £6.50

I Capture the Castle

Dodie Smith

£8.99 £8.36

The Sea, The Sea

Iris Murdoch

£9.99 £9.29

The Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie

£9.99 £9.29

Touching the Void

Joe Simpson

£10.99 £10.22

Lassie Come-Home

Eric Knight and Gary Blythe

£6.99 £6.50

Red Sister

Mark Lawrence

£8.99 £8.36

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

£8.99 £8.36

Misery: Halloween edition

Stephen King

£9.99 £9.29

A Little Princess

Frances Hodgson Burnett

£5.99

Rose Madder: Halloween edition

Stephen King

£9.99 £9.29

The Hearing Trumpet

Leonora Carrington

£9.99 £9.29

Harpo Speaks!

Harpo Marx and Rowland Barber

£16.95

My Autobiography

Charles Chaplin

£10.99 £10.22

Last Words: A Memoir

George Carlin

£14.99 £13.94

Them: Adventures with Extremists

Jon Ronson

£9.99 £9.29

The Good Soldier Svejk

Jaroslav Hasek and Josef Lada

£10.99 £10.22

Peter Pan

Sir J. M. Barrie

£4.99 £4.64

Bridget Jones's Diary

Helen Fielding

£8.99 £8.36

Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Helen Fielding

£8.99 £8.36

Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy

Helen Fielding

£8.99 £8.36

Jane Eyre (Vintage Classics Bronte Series)

Charlotte Bronte

£7.99 £7.43

East of Eden

Mr John Steinbeck

£8.99 £8.36

Northern Lights

Philip Pullman and Chris Wormell

£7.99 £7.43

Rebecca

Daphne Du Maurier

£8.99 £8.36

Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

£5.99 £5.57

La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One

Philip Pullman

£8.99 £8.36

Winnie-the-Pooh

A. A. Milne and E. H. Shepard

£8.99 £8.36

Mr. Men My Complete Collection Box Set

Adam Hargreaves

£191.52 £178.11

Mr. Men: Pocket Library

Roger Hargreaves

£4.99 £4.64

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