Read All About It
People talking about their favourite (and not so favourite) books
A podcast celebrating the wonderful world of books. In every episode, writer and journalist, Paul Cuddihy, takes his guests on the literary journey of their lives. They will choose their favourite book from childhood; th
Extra! Extra! Read All About It Scottish & English Books: Part 1
Season 1, Ep. 34
In part 1 of this podcast Extra episode, Paul Cuddihy and Steven Kedie chat through some of their favourite Scottish and English books respectively.
Adam Farrer, creative non-fiction writer
Season 1, Ep. 33
Adam Farrer is a creative nonfiction writer and spoken word performer based in Manchester. He is the editor of The Real Story, an Arts Council England-funded online publisher and spoken word event series, working to nurture creative non-fiction talent in the UK. His writing can be found in numerous publications, while in 2019 he became the inaugural writer-in-residence for Peel Park, Salford.He has performed his work at a number of arts and literature festivals, and has also run workshops on creative non-fiction writing and spoken word skills for a number of festivals and conferences, and the University of Salford.Adam was recently awarded a ‘Developing Your Creative Practice’ grant by Arts Council England to complete his first book, a memoir in essays, titled – The Lost Villages of Holderness.
Extra! Extra! Read All About It Funny Books Special
Season 1, Ep. 32
It the latest Extra podcast episode, Paul Cuddihy and Chris Dolan chat about some of their favourite funny books.
Hannah Lafferty, Book Blogger
Season 1, Ep. 31
Hannah Lafferty writes a book blog on Instagram – barefootbookclub. Edinburgh born and raised, Hannah studied history at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow before heading off to Australia, where she lived and worked for a few years.After subsequent travel in New Zealand and Asia, Hannah has come back home to Edinburgh, and she is planning to return to university to qualify as a high school history teacher in order to pass on her love of the subject to future generations.Hannah’s other great love is reading, and her Instagram book blog is testament to that. It features book reviews as well as opinions on a whole host of subjects related to books and reading.
Joe Donnelly, journalist and author
Season 1, Ep. 30
Joe Donnelly is a journalist and author, who works for the Celtic View magazine. He swapped a career in plumbing for journalism, with a round-the-world trip in between the two, and after writing for PC Gamer about one of his passions – video games – he joined Celtic in 2018, writing about his other passion – football and, in particular, Celtic.In 2019, he published his first book, Homegrown Hero, the biography of Celtic player, James Forrest, to great success and, like the proverbial buses, you wait years for a Joe Donnelly book and two come along almost at the same time.In July 2020, Scottish publishers 404 Ink will bring out Joe’s new book – Checkpoint: How Video Games Power Up Minds, Kick Ass and Save Lives.
Extra! Extra! Read All About It Sports Books Special: Part 2
Season 1, Ep. 29
In the second part of this Extra podcast, Paul Cuddihy and Hugh MacDonald continue their chat about some of their favourite sports books. In this episode, they talk about the 1970 World Cup, the life of a golf caddy, a journeyman footballer's diary, the genius of Hugh McIlvanney and the strange world of crazy golf.