By CHARLIE CONNELLY

Attention All Shipping

‘Attention All Shipping’ is one of the biggest selling travel narratives of the past decade, was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, and the audio version was voted the second greatest audiobook of all time in a Guardian and Waterstones poll in August 2008.

About

Charlie Connelly

Charlie Connelly is a bestselling writer and award-winning broadcaster. His books include Attention All Shipping: A Journey Round The Shipping Forecast, And Did Those Feet: Walking Through 2000 Years Of British and Irish History and Our Man In Hibernia: Ireland, The Irish And Me. His presenting experience includes the BBC Holiday programme and co-hosting the first three series of BBC Radio 4′s Traveller’s Tree with Fi Glover. You can hang your coat over there, contact Charlie here, subscribe to his newsletter here, prop up his flagging self-esteem by ‘liking’ him on Facebook here and sign up for endless inanity on his Twitter page here. No salesmen will call.

Other Books

Bring Me Sunshine

A windswept, rain-soaked, sun-kissed, snow-capped guide to our weather. Charlie breezes through the lives of meteorological eccentrics, geniuses, rainmakers and cloud-busters and brings vividly to life great weather events from history.

And Did Those Feet

Charlie set out on a series of walks recreating famous historical journeys, retelling the stories and discovering who and what now inhabit these iconic routes. And Did Those Feet was a Radio 4 Book of the Week, read by Martin Freeman.

Our Man In Hibernia

Charlie thought he had a good idea of what Ireland was all about. He was, after all, practically Irish. Our Man in Hibernia follows his adventures among the Irish. Immersing himself in Ireland’s language, music and literature.

In Search of Elvis

Elvis Presley has become an even greater icon since his death in 1977. Charlie Connelly sets off on a journey to discover what makes Elvis so significant today and how his spirit is kept alive half a century after he changed popular culture for ever. 

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If listening to Sailing By to the bitter end every night is the surest sign of a Radio 4 addict, then buying Charlie Connelly’s new travel book runs it close.

– independent on sunday

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One of those simple yet brilliant ideas.

– daily mail

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He brings the shipping forecast to life, revealing the reality to be bizarre, quirky and fantastic.

– guernsey press

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