Mar 5, 2021

chosen by BBC Radio 4 for Book At Bedtime

Louise Nealon Snowflake

An abridged reading of the novel has been commissioned by Radio 4.  It will be produced as 10 x 14-minute episodes for the Book at Bedtime series. Episodes will be broadcast weekdays from 17th – 28th May 2021 at 12.04pm and then at 10.45pm. It will also be available on BBC Sounds.

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Book at Bedtime is a long running radio programme which is broadcast pm BBC Radio 4 each weekday evening 22.45 and 23.00 The programme presents readings of fiction, including modern classic, new works by leading writers and literature from around the world.


Described as “an exquisite coming-of-age story”, Snowflake will be the lead literary debut from new imprint Manilla Press in May 2021.


“SNOWFLAKE is mad and wonderful.  I thought I was reading one thing, then discovered - several times as I read - that I was reading a different, even better thing”.

Roddy Doyle

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