Mayo knows: Radio 2 Book Club announces trio of titles

Mayo knows: Radio 2 Book Club announces trio of titles

The Radio 2 Book Club has announced its last featured titles of 2014 in the run up to Christmas.

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Hodder, £20) will be featured on 17th November, The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman by Denis Thériault (Hesperus, £7.99) on 1st December, and Better Off Dead by Tom Wood (Sphere, £6.99) on 15th December.

So far this year the Book Club, helmed by Simon Mayo and produced by Joe Haddow, has featured 20 books, which have sold a combined 230,118 copies in print (across all editions) for a value of £2.3 million.

When Emma Healey’s début Elizabeth is Missing (Viking, £12.99) was featured in June, it enjoyed a 52% weekly sales spike (1,865 copies sold, up). The title has gone on to sell 13,057 copies to date.