Tag Archive: Fiction

May 09 2017

Story of the Eye and L’Abbe C by Georges Bataille

[This is the text of the book review from episode fifty.] [This text corrects my statement in the podcast that Sartre wrote The Stranger–it was Camus.] The books being reviewed this week are two by Georges Bataille, who has not one, but two French names I can’t pronounce easily. I picked these up when I …

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May 05 2017

Episode 050: Two Novels by Georges Bataille

Episode the fiftieth; Wherein the Pageist ponders the meaning of work, tells her mother of her job and falls in love with a French author. The books reviewed in this episode are Story of the Eye and L’Abbe C by Georges Bataille. .53 Intro and Announcements: TPOKRadio is streaming 24/7! Check it out here: https://www.spreaker.com/user/crazyheart/tpok-radio-24-7-stream_1 …

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Mar 15 2017

The Reunion by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 47.] This episode’s book review is The Reunion by Laura Antoniou. As mentioned in the previous episode, this book is 640 pages long, by far the longest book in The Marketplace series. Thus far. I will be checking book length from now on so I …

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Mar 13 2017

Episode 047: The Reunion

Episode the Forty-Seventh; Wherein the Pageist gets to grips with new technology of all sorts, deals with the end of a cold, and is happy to be home. The book reviewed is The Reunion by Laura Antoniou. TPOK Radio is brought to you by The Church of Sinvention. Use TPOK10 to get 10% off! 0.555 …

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Jan 03 2017

Books You May Have Missed

[This is the text of the book reviews from episode 36, which was a recap of books I’d reviewed prior to having the podcast, grouped by genre. Some books didn’t make it onto the website so this is the first time some have been mentioned, while I’ve rethought my opinions on others.] Fiction The first …

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Dec 30 2016

Episode 036: The Pageist Talks Pre-Show Books

Episode the thirty-sixth; wherein the Pageist celebrates a year of doing the podcast and shares thoughts on the books reviewed prior to having the show. Books reviewed… quite a few. 0.48 Intro and Announcements: Two surveys! Thank you, survey-takers! If you’d like to fill in the anonymous survey and make my day, the link is …

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Dec 27 2016

The Academy by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 35.] The book this episode is The Academy: Stories from The Marketplace, which is the fourth book in The Marketplace series by Laura Antoniou. –I’ve learned how to pronounce her name properly. I reviewed the first book in episode one, which introduces the reader to …

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Dec 22 2016

Episode 035: The Academy

Episode the thirty-fifth; wherein the Pageist takes some time to schedule in some self care, gets excited about kind fans and lesbian porno comics and returns to the Marketplace…again. The book this episode is The Academy by Laura Antoniou. .48 Intro and Announcements: The show is now in Cape Verde, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Djibouti. …

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Nov 08 2016

My Dad Wrote a Porno (the Book)

  [This is the text of the book review from episode 29 of the podcast.] This episode’s book is My Dad Wrote a Porno: The Fully Annotated Edition of Belinda Blinked 1 by Jamie Morton, James Cooper, Alice Levine & Rocky Flintstone. It’s a book based on a podcast that was started because Jamie Morton’s …

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Sep 20 2016

The Trainer by Laura Antoniou

[This is the text of the book review from episode 25 of the podcast.] In this episode I’ll be talking about The Trainer by Laura Antoniou, which is the third book in The Marketplace series. I reviewed the first book in episode one of the show and the second book in episode six. The Marketplace, …

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