Welcome to BookD, the podcast that brings you the stories behind your favourite books. Created by Audio Editors, BookD offers a fascinating perspective into the world of publishing. In our fortnightly programs, you can listen to authors discuss the inspiration behind their books, and hear the story of how these books were transformed from a concept to finished print and audio products. Tune in every other week for conversations with stars of literature, art, film, music, science and politics. BookD isn’t boring, monotonous or a sleep aid. And it isn’t like any podcast you’ve heard before. For ideas, discussion, inspiration, humour and culture, you’re BookD.

David Walliams Talks Literary Success in 2012.

David Walliams: celebrity; comedian; actor; screenwriter. Tirelessly masochistic charity fundraiser. Cross-Channel and River Thames swimmer. Britain’s Got Talent judge. Partygoer. Olympic torch-bearer. Husband of supermodel Lara Stone. Oh yes, and children’s author to ‘Ratburger’ his fifth book which introduces a new angle and indeed string to his literary bow – a new villain is in […]

The Beauty of Swedish Crime

Camilla Lackberg has been celebrated as Sweden’s answer to Agatha Christie which is a huge compliment for her since ‘Death on the Nile’ was the first book she ever read at the age of 7. Camilla talks to BookD about Sweden’s darker underbelly over the pristine preconceptions of her homeland. Sweden’s more stirring, atmospheric, and […]

Zipping ahead of the Zeitgeist.

‘A book doesn’t really exist until someone reads it’ Laura Lipman at the Harrogate Crime Festival 2012. Laura talks about why she loves Harrogate and the important relationship that is on going between writer and reader. The Innocents is the new novel by Laura Lipman. She talks about the importance of her new book at […]

Parsons Calling!

  BookD welcomes Tony Parsons to the studio where we talk about his new book ‘Catching the Sun’. Tony Parsons is a British journalist broadcaster and author. He began his career as a music journalist on the NME, writing about punk music.  Later, he wrote for The Daily Mirror. Parsons was for a time a […]

World’s Finest Phil Spector Impersonator Speaks Out!

Julian Rhind-Tutt returns to BookD but instead of being the interviewee we interview him, focusing on his most recent projects including a soaring audiobook career, reading ‘Bring Up The Bodies’ by Hilary mantel. ‘Bring Up The Bodies’ is the sequel to the Man Booker Prize winning novel ‘Wolf Hall’ and is a fascinating historical novel […]

David Walliams Presents One Man (vs) One River.

BookD presents one man against the odds … David Walliams talks to us about his new book and audiobook ‘Gangsta Granny’ available now.  This interview also talks about David’s brand new challenge for Sports Relief.  Yesterday morning (5th September, 2011) David took on 140 miles of the unpredictable and very dangerous river Thames in order […]

Welcome To BookD

Welcome to BookD, the podcast that brings you the stories behind your favourite books. Created by Audio Editors, BookD offers a fascinating perspective into the world of publishing.  In our fortnightly programs, you can listen to authors discuss the inspiration behind their books, and hear the story of how these books were transformed from a […]