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Author Elizabeth Scarboro

02 Mar 2015

Despite our best efforts to ignore the fact, this wonderful life we all share comes with an undisclosed sell-by date and none of us get out alive. Donna and Josephine discuss the idea of a ‘good death’ and Josephine outlines her funeral: think PINK!   Author Elizabeth Scarboro shares her boy meets girl story with…


24 Feb 2015

HELEN LEDERER – LOSING IT Funny lady, Helen Lederer has turned her talented hand to writing with the hilarious result: Losing It. Broke, fat and a washed-up has been, Millie clutches at the chance to be the front woman for a new diet pill. Incredibly, this doesn’t solve all her problems! Helen on the BOOK…

Wannabee a Writer? JANE WENHAM JONES Author tells us how

18 Feb 2015

Wannabee a Writer? JANE WENHAM JONES Author tells us how We love books and each week we bring you an Author of the Week. We have now racked up an impressive, if we say so ourselves, 100 Authors of the Week. In celebration, we cram this week’s show with five more of them.   Our…


17 Feb 2015

Journalist and author Valerie Grove delved into the correspondence and diaries of beloved author Laurie Lee. Lee created many myths about himself and Grove reveals, the sometimes more fascinating truths beneath the legend. Want more Author of the week? Join our mailout  

Everything I Never Told You by CELESTE NG

27 Jan 2015

Everything I Never Told You by CELESTE NG  Celeste Ng – Celeste Ng’s debut novel, Everything I Never Told You starts with the death of the favorite child of a Chinese American family. The story moves back in time and generations to see the hopes and expectations that led to this tragic point. A New…

Anne Zouroudi THE FEAST OF ARTEMIS – Author of the Week with Donna Freed

20 Jan 2015

  Anne Zouroudi was a high flying executive until she had her Shirley Valentine moment and married the sexy Greek fisherman she met on holiday. When she moved back to England as a single mother, she created teh Greek Detective – Hermes Doktoros who travels the Greek islands, solving mysteries and righting wrongs. The series…

KIKA MARKHAM OUR TIME OF DAY: My Life With Corin Redgrave/ Gorgeous Lives on Radio Gorgeous

07 Jan 2015

Is a relationship the accumulation of shared experiences? Corin Redgrave (from that acting family) suffered brain damage following a heart attack which left him unable to fully remember his 20 year relationship with actor Kika Markham (most recently Lois Selfridge on Mr. Selfridge). Previous to his affliction, their life together was one based on a deep mutual love, in addition…

Author Interview – Jami Attenberg talks about The Middlesteins

21 Feb 2013

‘Blazing, ferocious and great hearted … The Middlesteins will blow you away’ – Lauren Groff Radio Gorgeous brings you a special interview with Jami Attenberg, author of best-seller, The Middlesteins, which will be ‘Book at bedtime on Radio 4,’ from Monday, February 25 2013. Jami talks to fellow Brooklynite Donna Freed about her anti-heroine’s obsession…

Candida Lycett Green: Britain’s Seaside Resorts

09 Feb 2012

Candida Lycett Green talks about her beautiful new book ‘Seaside Resorts’, which follows the bestselling Unwrecked England, and is a celebration of the British seaside resort. In the spirit of her father, Sir John Betjeman, she captures their essence and reveals the physical beauty, bright and breezy architecture. British seaside towns are undergoing something of…