Bookshelfie: Geri Halliwell Horner

Season 6, Episode 16,   Oct 04, 2023, 10:59 PM

Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell Horner discusses the history of girl power, Anne Boleyn and why her family are her proudest achievement.

Geri is an accomplished singer, writer, producer and actress who is widely recognised for
her iconic place in British pop culture as an original member of the record breaking girl group The Spice Girls. As ‘Ginger Spice’ Geri played a formative role in the band as they became one of the biggest selling girl groups of all time, with nine UK No 1 singles and more than 100 million records sold worldwide. In her solo career, she recorded a number of albums that collectively sold 45 million copies worldwide. 

She’s released two bestselling autobiographies and a children’s book that sold a quarter of a million copies in five months. She’s also been a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations and she has just published her first of a series of children’s books, Rosie Frost and the Falcon Queen

Geri’s book choices are:
** The Story of Tracy Beaker by Jacqueline Wilson
**  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
** Hamnet by Maggie O’ Farrell
** Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
** The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Antonia Frazer

Vick Hope, multi-award winning TV and BBC Radio 1 presenter, author and journalist, is the host of season six of the Women’s Prize for Fiction Podcast. Every week, Vick will be joined by another inspirational woman to discuss the work of incredible female authors. The Women’s Prize is one of the most prestigious literary awards in the world, and they continue to champion the very best books written by women.

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