Category Archives for Back Seat Book Club

It’s like Back Seat Producers, but instead of movies, it’s books. Duh!

Back Seat Book Club – Book Seventeen: Clockwork Orange

Author: Anthony Burgess Published: 1962 William Heinemann Ltd. Plot Summary – In Anthony Burgess’s nightmare vision of the future, where criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang … Continue reading

01. February 2014 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Sixteen: Last Unicorn

Author: Peter S Beagle Published: 1968 Roc Plot Summary – The unicorn discovers that she is the last unicorn in the world, and sets off to find the others. She meets Schmendrick the Magician–whose magic seldom works, and never as he … Continue reading

04. January 2014 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Fifteen: Sacré Bleu

Author: Christopher Moore Published: 2012 HarperCollins Plot Summary – In his latest novel, the immortal Moore takes on the Great French Masters. A magnificent “Comedy d’Art” from the author of Lamb, Fool and Bite Me, Moore’s Sacré Bleu is part mystery, part history (sort of), part love … Continue reading

07. December 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Box Office #167

Congrats to Jeff and Mrs. Beast for their high scores of 24! Picks: Jeff The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Frozen Black Nativity Thor: The Dark World Homefront Lena The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Frozen Homefront Delivery Man Black Nativity Art’s … Continue reading

02. December 2013 by Lena
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Interview: Matthew Woodring Stover

Guest Matthew Stover joins Scott to talk about the inspirations behind the style and setting of Heroes Die, along with a discussion on tie-in fiction and getting punched the face. Host: Scott Recorded: 11/11/13  

23. November 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows, Special Guests | 2 comments

Back Seat Book Club – Book Fourteen: Heroes Die

Author: Matthew Woodring Stover Published: 1998 Del Rey Plot Summary – Renowned throughout the land of Ankhana as the Blade of Tyshalle, Caine has killed his share of monarchs and commoners, villains and heroes. He is relentless, unstoppable, simply the best … Continue reading

02. November 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Thirteen: From a Buick 8

Author: Stephen King Published: 2002 Scribner Plot Summary – The story begins in western Pennsylvania in 1979, when a mysterious figure parks a vintage Buick Roadmaster at a local gas station, then disappears forever. The police discover that the Buick isn’t … Continue reading

05. October 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Twelve: The Gunseller

Author: Hugh Laurie Published: 1996 Washington Square Press Plot Summary –  The irresistible tale of a former Scots Guard-turned-hired gun, a freelance soldier of fortune who also happens to be one heck of a nice guy. Cold-blooded murder just isn’t Thomas … Continue reading

08. September 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Eleven: Redemption in Indigo

Author: Karen Lord Published: 2010 Small Beer Press Plot Summary – Paama’s husband is a fool and a glutton. Bad enough that he followed her to her parents’ home in the village of Makendha—now he’s disgraced himself by murdering livestock and … Continue reading

03. August 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

Back Seat Book Club – Book Ten: American Gods

Author: Neil Gaiman Published: 2001 William Morrow Plot Summary – Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, … Continue reading

06. July 2013 by Scott
Categories: Back Seat Book Club, Shows | Leave a comment

← Older posts

Newer posts →