Brian Groom

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Welcome to Booky! The friendly, snob-free podcast for readers and for writers. Join journalist, writer and presenter Nicola Adam who will be asking authors from across the genre and geographical divides to share their ups and downs on their journey to publication. Plus a few tips for budding authors along the way. At the end of each podcast Nicola will share the latest news and opportunities for writers and book lovers.

Nicola's guest on this episode of Booky is Brian Groom, author of non-fiction and in particular the history of the North of England. Brian is a journalist turned writer whose first published book, Northerners: A History from the Ice Age to the Present Day was published in April 2022 by Harper North and became a national bestseller. His second book Made in Manchester: A People's History of the city that shaped the modern world is out this May.

Booky is a National World podcast. National World runs many news brands across the UK including The Yorkshire Evening Post, The News in Portsmouth, The Scotsman and Manchester World.

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