In the first episode of The Slightly Foxed Podcast, SF founders Gail Pirkis, Hazel Wood and Steph Allen meet author and regular contributor Jim Ring round the kitchen table at No. 53 to remember how it all began, and Veronika Hyks gives voice to Liz Robinson’s article on Anne Fadiman’s well-loved Ex Libris.
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– Erskine Childers by Jim Ring is available directly from publishers Faber & Faber
– Anne Fadiman, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
– Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea
– Jane Smiley, A Thousand Acres
– James Lees Milne’s memoirs are out of print, but we may be able to get hold of second hand copies. Please get in touch for details
Related Slightly Foxed Articles & Illustrations
– Veronika Hyks reads Liz Robinson’s article Kindred Spirits
– The article on The British Seagull, The Best Outboard Motor for the World was written by Ben Hopkinson and appeared in Issue 26 of Slightly Foxed
– The article on Modesty Blaise was written by Amanda Theunissen and appeared in Issue 11 of Slightly Foxed
– The article on M. R. James was written by Tim Mackintosh-Smith and appeared in Issue 4 of Slightly Foxed
– Granta’s Share a Pint campaign with the NHS, promoting Rose George’s book Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Mysterious, Miraculous World of Blood
Music & Sound effects:
– Reading sound effects ‘Pendulum Slow Ticking’ by Klankbeeld with thanks to freesound.org
The Slightly Foxed Podcast is hosted by Philippa Lamb and produced by Podcastable.