R.A. Gekoski - Media Resources
Over the years I have occasionally been asked to appear in TV programmes and radio broadcasts, some of which I have included here along with press photos and appearance information.
Please feel free to use these for publicity or research purposes, or contact my agent below.
Literary Agent: Peter Straus, of Rogers, Coleridge and White.
Radio and Audio
- Saturday Morning Kim Hill 5.3.05
- BBC Radio Scotland Book Cafe 18-5-09
- BBC Radio Dylan Thomas Collection
- Radio 4 Front Row - 20.12.02
- Rare Books - Rare People - Radio 4 (RBRP)- I am Lost to the World
- RBRP - Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
- RBRP - Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
- RBRP - Lord of the Flies William Golding
- RBRP - Poems 1919 - TS Eliot
- RBRP - Seven Pillars of Wisdom TE Lawrence
- RBRP - The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
- RBRP - the Tale of Peter Rabbit - Beatrix Potter
- RBRP - Sons and Lovers
- RBRP - The Catcher in the Rye
- RBRP - The Destruction of the Library at Herculaneum
- RBRP - The Lost Archive of Kim Philby
- RBRP - The Picture of Dorian Gray
- RBRP - The Shredding of the Larkin Diaries
- RBRP - The Theft of the Mona Lisa
- RBRP - Three Stories and Ten Poems
- RBRP - Ulysses
Upcoming Talks and Appearances in 2017:
Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 6:00pm. University of London Society of Bibliophiles.
Rick discusses his life as an author, bibliophile and bookdealer. More...
Previous Talks and Appearances in 2017:
Friday, August 25, 2017, 10:15am. Edinburgh International Book Festival.
The Spiegeltent £12.00, £10.00. HAPPY FAMILIES: Edward Docx & Rick Gekoski - Two writers who will make you laugh until you cry. Rick discusses Darke, his new novel.
Friday, August 25, 2017, 5:30PM. Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre FREE: Tickets available from the Box Office on the day of the event.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL IMPRISONED WRITERS SERIES - IN SEARCH OF SANCTUARY: writing by refugees, read by Festival authors including Rick Gekoski, Nicola Barker, Barney Norris and Marcus Sedgwick.
Monday, May 22, 2017, 3:45pm. The Bath Festival. OVERRATED / UNDERRATED
Rick Gekoski and fellow literary experts nominate their favourite – and least favourite – reading material.
Talks and Appearances in 2016 included:
Wednesday, October 12, 2016. Eton College: Rick gives a talk on Rare Books & Manuscripts to the Savile Society
Thursday, March 3, 2016, 5.30pm. The University of Otago Centre for the Book and the Dunedin City of Literature: In Conversation with Rick Gekoski, Bookman: Rick's reflections on a life filled with books to celebrate World Book Day.