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2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 June 2012

Running for almost a decade, Book Slam is a cultural institution. Over the years, some of the UK's finest writers, poets and music artists have graced the Book Slam stage including Nick Hornby, David 'One Day' Nicholls, David 'the Wire' Simon, William Boyd, Zadie Smith, Plan B, Kate Nash, Paloma Faith, Adele, Simon Armitage, KateTempest and Luke Wright, among many others. They have recently published their first anthology 'One for the Trouble', a collection of music-inspired short stories and poetry by Book Slam alumni including Irvine Welsh, Kate Tempest, Simon Armitage, Jon McGregor and Hari Kunzru.

Music Played

24 items
  • Tom Paley's Old Time Moonshine Revue A Horse Named Bill

    , Capitol

  • Image for Bob Dylan

    Bob Dylan Isis

  • Image for Simone White

    Simone White Flowers In May

    Silver Silver, Honest Jo'sn Records, 1

  • Image for Narasirato

    Narasirato Pasi Tahisi Nanau

  • Image for Jack White

    Jack White I'm Shakin'

    Blunderbuss, Third Man / Xl Recordings

  • Stove Top A Chicken Can Waltz

  • Image for Lou Reed

    Lou Reed Satellite Of Love

    Global Television

  • Image for Konkoma

    Konkoma Lie Lie

    Sound Way

  • Image for Dillinger

    Dillinger Out Deh Light

    Valdene Records

  • Image for Mary Epworth

    Mary Epworth Long Gone

    Hand Of Glory

  • Image for The Beatles

    The Beatles It's Only Love

    Help!, Parlophone, 9

  • Image for Juliette Gréco

    Juliette Gréco Sous les ponts de Paris

    Ça se traverse et c'est beau..., 003

  • Image for Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama

    The All Time Greatest Rock Songs ..., Columbia

  • Image for Doc Watson

    Doc Watson Shady Grove

  • Image for Curiosity Shop

    Curiosity Shop Elizabethan Dance

  • Image for The Smiths

    The Smiths Pretty Girls Make Graves

  • Larry Wald Superman

  • The Dubwood Allstars Under Dubwood

  • Image for The Damned

    The Damned Neat Neat Neat

  • Image for Colleen

    Colleen Echoes and Coral

  • Image for Colleen

    Colleen Blue Sands

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis Cigarettes And Alcohol

    Creation Records

  • Image for Mahala Rai Banda

    Mahala Rai Banda Tu Romnie



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