Satirical Masterpiece: Carl Hiaasen’s Squeeze Me

Carl Hiaasen and Lennie Goodings

Satirical Masterpiece: Carl Hiaasen’s Squeeze Me

Carl Hiaasen and Lennie Goodings

9:00pm

Friday, October 30, 2020

45 mins

Welcome the weekend with award-winning American journalist Carl Hiaasen, who has written 14 previous novels (including Hoot) and six bestselling books for young people. Since 1985, Hiaasen has written a regular column in The Miami Herald. Squeeze Me is his latest, and highly entertaining book, a hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast.

Interviewer: Lennie Goodings

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Welcome the weekend with award-winning American journalist Carl Hiaasen, who has written 14 previous novels (including Hoot) and six bestselling books for young people. Since 1985, Hiaasen has written a regular column in The Miami Herald. Squeeze Me is his latest, and highly entertaining book, a hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast.

Interviewer: Lennie Goodings

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Featured Authors

Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. He is the author of fourteen previous novels, including the best sellers Bad Monkey, Lucky You, Nature Girl, Razor Girl, Sick Puppy, Skinny Dip, and Star Island, as well as six best-selling children’s books, Hoot, Flush, Scat, Chomp, Skink, and Squirm. His most recent work of nonfiction is Assume the Worst, a collaboration with the artist Roz Chast.

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Lennie Goodings is Chair of the UK publishing house Virago Press. Goodings was part of Virago's management buy-out team of five who created a newly independent Virago in 1987 and became the Publishing Director in 1992. In 1995 Virago was sold to Little, Brown and Company where Goodings remained the Publisher and Editorial Director. She stepped back from that position in 2017 and became Virago Chair, still editing and commissioning her authors. Goodings won the Bookseller's Industry Award: Editor and Imprint of the Year in 2010 and A Lifetime's Achievement at WOW, London's Southbank Women of the World festival in 2018.

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9:00pm

Friday, October 30, 2020

45 mins

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