Prolific readers Alice Slater and Bethany Rutter take a literary theme, from ghost stories to crime to fat women, and chat about it for the next 40 minutes. Follow us on Twitter @WhatPagePod (https://twitter.com/WhatPagePod)
86: Calla Henkel Wrote A Book You Will Love
35:22Bethany interviews the extremely interesting Calla Henkel about her phenomenal novel Other People's Clothes, which - if you listen to this podcast and enjoy Alice + Bethany's recommendations - you will almost certainly adore.
85: The Lads Get Scared
59:39Alice and Bethany kick off Spooky Season with this rundown of 10 scary novels, from thrillers to horror to noir, that they rate in three very important categories.
84: The Lads Get Beastly
33:02Alice and Bethany take a look at two recent reissues of novels about women getting *very* intimate with nature, Bear by Marian Engel and Mrs Caliban by Rachel Ingalls.
83: The Lads Do A BookTube Reading Tag
38:51Alice and Bethany do a rest-of-the-year reading tag as seen on Ariel Bissett's YouTube channel and talk about their plans, ruminate on ghostwritten books and start cautiously thinking about 2022 books.
82: The Lads Do The Sally Rooney Campaign
36:22Alice and Bethany navigate Rooney Fever by discussing the masterful marketing campaign by Faber for Beautiful World, Where Are You? which is released this week.
81: The Lads Play A Game
38:06Alice and Bethany read each other the first line of five books from their TBR pile and try to guess what they're from.
80: The Lads Celebrate Women In Translation Month
41:34Alice and Bethany take you through a non-comprehensive list of some translated fiction they've enjoyed for Women In Translation month.
79: The Lads Get Short and Sweet
32:42Alice 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.
78: The Lads Talk to Nina Mingya Powles
27:45Alice 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!
77: The Lads Love The Service
28:53Alice and Bethany discuss The Service by Frankie Miren, a genuinely brilliant book that you should buy and read right now.