Episodes

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Bret Easton Ellis20190512 (6M)

White and American Psycho author Bret Easton Ellis chooses tracks that have inspired him.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Candice Carty-Williams20190602 (6M)

Author and journalist Candice Carty-Williams chooses an hour of her favourite tracks.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Frank Cottrell-Boyce20190609 (6M)

Screenwriter and author Frank Cottrell-Boyce chooses an hour of the tracks which have influenced his life and work including music from The Beach Boys, The Flaming Lips and Loyle Carner.

Frank is also one of the judges for Radio 2’s 500 Words children’s writing competition. He will be attending this year’s live final, where the winners will be revealed, which takes place at Windsor Castle on Friday 14 June.

Screenwriter and author Frank Cottrell-Boyce chooses an hour of his favourite tracks.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Jon Ronson20190526 (6M)

Author and journalist Jon Ronson picks the music that has inspired and informed his work.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Matt Haig20190519 (6M)

Matt Haig chooses an hour of his favourite tracks.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Author and journalist Matt Haig on the music that soundtracks his life and writing.

Matt Haig’s latest book ‘Evie and the Animals’ contains magical powers, a small boy falling into a lion pit and an important lesson on why you should always be yourself. It follows on from his guide to surviving in the modern world, ‘Notes On A Nervous Planet’.

Previously, Matt Haig has published a memoir, ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’, which was a number one bestseller, the children’s book ‘A Boy Called Christmas’ which is being made into a film, and other titles which have scored him the Smarties Gold Medal, the Blue Peter Book of the Year and three nominations for the Carnegie Medal. He has sold over a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages.

In this show, you can expect tunes from The Beach Boys, Frank Ocean and Joni Mitchell, plus words on the power of music and literature to change lives in 2019.

Author and journalist Matt Haig on the music that inspires his writing.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers

Reni Eddo-Lodge20190505 (6M)

Award winning author Reni Eddo-Lodge chooses an hour of tunes that have inspired her.

6 Music takes a look at the musical influences of some of the UK's most successful writers