The Beach by Alex Garland

Forensic Scientist Lucy Bristow chats to us about Alex Garland's cult classic The Beach, her love of Time Team, and how she had her first KFC in Beijing. Meanwhile, Allison has an on air meltdown over her edition of the book. Follow Lucy's adorable dog Merlin on Instagram.Apply to be a guest on the show at and support us on Patreon to unlock exclusive content!Follow Your Own Words on Twitter @YOWpod and and Instagram @YOWpod, and join the discussion in our Facebook group. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

Om Podcasten

Which book had an impact on your life? Hosts Allison Dunnings and Becky Graham discuss just that with their guests, celebrating the love of reading, with real people and real books, both critically acclaimed and slated. Listeners are encouraged to read along and join the journey through the libraries of friends newly discovered. Apply to be a guest at Hosted on Acast. See for more information.