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MAN WEEK: David Reynolds’ Slow Road to San Francisco with Donna Freed

09 Dec 2020

Ride shotgun with David Reynolds as he meanders across the USA on Route 50 from coast to coast seeking fellowship and IPA. David and his trusty auto-steed, Harpo, are the perfect companions for these days of armchair travel: they get lost so you don’t have to. Often called ‘The Loneliest Road in America,’ Route 50…

Eastern Seaboard of USA Gorgeous Escapes with Josephine & Donna

20 Oct 2017

Eastern Seaboard of USA Gorgeous Escapes with Josephine & Donna Josephine goes on board a small ship to Boston, NYC, Washington and Charleston. She naturally learns about American history and culture. Josephine sailed with Noble Caledonia the world experts in small ship cruising. https://www.noble-caledonia.co.uk/ Amazing life stories sign up for more : http://radiogorgeous.com/sign-up-newsletter/   #USA…

Ann Patchett, Commonwealth AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed

31 May 2017

  Ann Patchett, Commonwealth AUTHOR on Radio Gorgeous with Donna Freed Forget that she is a multi award winning, best selling author – okay, don’t forget it, go get the book and read, she is the master – Ann Patchett is the best, bullying, badass bookseller! The Times said: ‘Be happy that such a writer…

Alyssa Warren, Not the Only Sky AUTHOR of the Week with Donna Freed

09 May 2017

Alyssa Warren, Not the Only Sky AUTHOR of the Week with Donna Freed The young heroine of this great read, Tiny Mite, will break your heart and make your heart. She is reminiscent of Harriet from Donna Tartt’s The Little Friend and the book has the same bullying warmth of The Secret Life of Bees. More…

Jean Hanff Korelitz The Devil and Webster GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

Jean Hanff Korelitz The Devil and Webster GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed Naomi is a proud college president, proud of the college and its tradition of student protest, proud of her own history as a protester and a proud mother of one of the students. But as the campus becomes engulfed in unrest, Naomi –…

LIVE LIKE A BOY FOREVER iO Tillet Wright DARLING DAYS a memoir Gorgeous Reads on RADIO GORGEOUS

15 Nov 2016

iO Tillet Wright DARLING DAYS a memoir Gorgeous Reads on RADIO GORGEOUS  Named after one of Jupiter’s moons iO Tillet Wright is an author, activist and photographer. In this honest memoir iO explains how it was being brought up in the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 80’s and 90’s where being eccentric or weird…

STOP The World Sherry Mayes – A Beauty Queen is left crippled AUTHOR of the WEEK with Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous

20 Apr 2016

    STOP The World Sherry Mayes – A Beauty Queen is left crippled AUTHOR of the WEEK with Josephine Pembroke on Radio Gorgeous   Journalist and self-help author Sherry Mayes has turned her hand to young adult fiction. She and Josephine explore the world of an instagram beauty queen when the dream comes to…

O My America! Sara Wheeler

22 Apr 2015

O My America! We talk to explorer Sara Wheeler about her celebration of six 19th-century lady travellers who courageously left Britain in order to seek new lives in America. Extreme traveler Sarah Wheeler turns to a more prosaic journey by crossing the United States of America in the footsteps of six British women of the…

Corinne Drewery SWING OUT SISTER

08 May 2013

Corinne Drewery Swing Out Sister Gorgeous Lives features Corinne Drewery lead singer of Swing out Sister. All the music by Swing out Sister. Pop diva Corinne Drewery was one of the first video stars in the UK becoming globally famous in the 80’s with her Grammy nominated hit Break Out. Corinne talks frankly about her life her…