John Sandoe Books
  • John Sandoe Books
40 episodes
'Quite simply the best bookshop anyone could wish for' - Edna O'Brien. Independent bookshop (est. in 1957) Chelsea, London.

Episodes

Martin Latham: The Bookseller's Tale
2020 Sep 1350m 8s
Do you write in the margins? Have you lied about reading War and Peace? Which books are your 'comfort reads'?Martin Latham muses with Johnny on a life spent around books.
Judith Herrin: Ravenna
2020 Sep 061h 7m
Johnny chats to the illustrious academic about her dazzling new book, Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe.
Loyd Grossman: An Elephant in Rome
2020 Aug 1317m 41s
To accompany the publication of his new book, Loyd (an old friend of the shop) talks about Baroque Rome... in all its rich papal splendour. Music: Federico Maria Sardelli, Fuga Prima
David Mitchell: Utopia Avenue
2020 Jul 2235m 6s
David chats to Johnny about his latest novel: a gorgeous, rich, magnificent imagining of a 1960s pop group... Music: Fairport Convention, Who Knows Where The Time Goes
David Mitchell, Utopia Avenue
2020 Jul 2035m 47s
Johnny chats to David about his latest book - a gorgeous, rich, magnificent imagining of a 1960s pop group... Music: Fairport Convention, Who Knows Where The Time Goes?
Wodehouse Wednesdays 10.2: Pining for Pongo
2020 Jun 0325m 2s
From P.G. Wodehouse, Uncle Dynamite. Read by John de Falbe. Music: Cab Calloway, Minnie the Moocher.
Wodehouse Wednesdays 10.1: Next Stop, Ashenden
2020 Jun 0323m 1s
From P.G. Wodehouse, Uncle Dynamite. Read by John de Falbe. Music: Cab Calloway, Minnie the Moocher.
Wodehouse Wednesdays 9.3: Good Old Blackmail
2020 May 2725m 31s
From P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters. Read by John de Falbe. Music: Cab Calloway, Minnie the Moocher.
Wodehouse Wednesdays 9.2: You’re Being Watched, Wooster
2020 May 2717m 27s
From P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters. Read by John de Falbe. Music: Cab Calloway, Minnie the Moocher.
Wodehouse Wednesdays 9.1: The Cow Creamer
2020 May 2713m 45s
From P.G. Wodehouse, The Code of the Woosters. Read by John de Falbe. Music: Cab Calloway, Minnie the Moocher.