Culture this autumn: what to watch, read and listen to – podcast

As the summer draws to a close, we look forward to the music, books and TV shows coming up this autumn. Hannah Moore speaks to music editor Laura Snapes, the Guardian commissioning editor for books Lucy Knight, and its TV editor, Kate Abbott.

The recommendations referenced in this episode:


Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Joy Crookes – Skin

Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under

Gwenno – Tresor

Self Esteem – Prioritise Pleasure

Harry Styles – Harry’s House

Yard Act – The Overload

Wet Leg – Wet Leg

Dry Cleaning – Stumpwork

Lizzo – Special

Rosalía – Despechá

Carly Rae Jepsen – The Loneliest Time

Hudson Mohawke – Cry Sugar


Leila Mottley – Nightcrawling

Alan Garner – Treacle Walker

Elizabeth Strout – Oh William!

Ruth Ozeki – The Book of Form and Emptiness

Gabrielle Zevin – Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Cormac McCarthy – The Passenger and Stella Maris

Kamila Shamsie – Best of Friends

Alan Rickman, Alan Taylor (editor)…

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