What Page Are You On?

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Alice and Bethany navigate Rooney Fever by discussing the masterful marketing campaign by Faber for Beautiful World, Where Are You? which is released this week.
Alice and Bethany read each other the first line of five books from their TBR pile and try to guess what they're from.
Alice and Bethany take you through a non-comprehensive list of some translated fiction they've enjoyed for Women In Translation month.
Alice and Bethany take you through some quick reads: novellas to consume on a train journey, on the beach or chilling in a pub garden this summer.
Alice and Bethany are so lucky to be able to speak to Nina Mingya Powles, author of previous WPAYO fave Tiny Moons, about her new book, Small Bodies of Water. It's out now from Canongate and you can buy it at all good bookshops!
Alice and Bethany discuss The Service by Frankie Miren, a genuinely brilliant book that you should buy and read right now.
Alice and Bethany discuss the article Cat Person And Me by Alexis Nowicki and try to grapple with the question of whether it's okay to lift other people's lives to use as material in your writing.
Alice and Bethany take a look at the best-selling books of all time, and attempt to crack the key to the DaVinci Code('s success).
Alice and Bethany go through their books of 2021 so far. A full list will be posted on the What Page Are You On account on Instagram!
Alice and Bethany answer YOUR questions about writing, from the first draft all the way through to what we would avoid in a publisher.
Alice and Bethany survey the terrain of post-apocalyptic novels, from The Road to Severance.
Alice and Bethany discuss the brilliant Manningtree Witches by AK Blakemore before musing over the Women's Prize shortlist. Spoiler: they're not happy.
Alice and Bethany try to navigate the wild behaviour of a fellow author online this week, who prompted a backlash by complaining about 4* reviews.
Alice and Bethany celebrate the reopening of bookshops in England with an episode singing the praises of bookshops they've known and loved, and recommend you some titles to purchase in your favourite bricks and mortar store.
Alice and Bethany think about the role of the internet in their reading habits, from posting your monthly reads to whether they get negative online.
Alice and Bethany talk about Night Shift by Kiare Ladner, a book that appears to be treading familiar ground and then sneaks up on you.
Alice and Bethany chat about their experience of reading, or in many cases not reading, the 'classics', from Carmilla to the Divine Comedy to Jane Eyre.
Alice and Bethany attempt to pair some of their favourite books of recent years with films that they feel captures the vibe or theme, from The Vanishing Half to The Vegetarian.
Alice and Bethany take a look at the longlist of the Women's Prize and lament some notable omissions.
Alice and Bethany have a spoiler-free discussion of one of the year's buzziest books so far - Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
After Alice revisits American Psycho, she discusses the experience of reading violence in books with Bethany.
Following a viral tweet this week that drew some criticism, Alice and Bethany contemplate the role of book boxes and libraries.
Alice and Bethany talk about writing, from drafting to editing and getting an agent, and discover they are very different beasts.
Alice and Bethany opened their inbox to questions from listeners for 24 hours and the results are here, in their last episode of 2020.
Alice and Bethany compile their top 10 of the year, after what they perceive to be a slightly disappointing 2020 for books.
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