What to Read, Watch and Listen to in September | Living North

What to Read, Watch and Listen to in September


The best of September's entertainment picked out for you


The Testaments by Margaret Atwood 
Atwood fans have been dying to know what became of Offred at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, and it looks like we could finally be getting the answer. Set 15 years after The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments will be told by three women narrators as we finally discover what happens to Gilead.
Out 9th September

The Institute by Stephen King 
The Master of Horror is back with what is set to be a classic King in the vein of Firestarter. Hidden deep in the woods of Maine lies The Institute, a state-sponsored research unit experimenting on kids with preternatural abilities… We can’t wait. 
Out 9th September

The Long Call by Ann Cleeves
The latest from the Northern queen of crime, The Long Call sees Detective Matthew Vern forced to return to the strict evangelical community he thought he’d long left behind, when a body is found on the beach and the race to find the killer leads him straight back to the deadly secrets that lurk there.
Out 5th September


American Horror Story: The Apocalypse 
Get into the Halloween spirit a little early with season eight of American Horror Story, which is set in a dystopian nightmare in the near future after a nuclear blast wipes out most of the world as we know it, pushing humanity to the brink of extinction. 
Streaming on Netflix 13th September

The Good Place
The fourth (and final – sob) series of The Good Place hits our screens at the end of September, so tune in to get your last fix of Eleanor and the gang struggling to define what it means to be good in the afterlife. 
Streaming on Netflix 27th September

The Goldfinch
The long-awaited film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s magnificent novel is coming to the big screen in September, and you won’t want to miss it. It follows the story of young Theo who is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art – you might need the tissues for this one.


III – The Lumineers
Back with their third album, The Lumineers proclaim to have ‘really hit their stride’ with this one, so we’re looking forward to an album even better than the last two, with more UK tour dates to be announced.
Out 13th September 

Artemis – Lindsey Stirling
Acclaimed violinist Lindsey Stirling is back with a brand new album, this time tackling difficult themes such as grief and depression but also her fight to not allow them to overwhelm her. 
Out 6th September

Reading Women Podcast
This bi-monthly podcast celebrates books by or about women from all sorts of backgrounds and experiences, in an effort to reclaim half of the bookshelf. They host regular author interviews, so you can get up close and personal with some of your favourites – past guests have included Min Jin Lee (author of Pachinko), Oyinkan Braithwaite (author of My Sister, the Serial Killer), and Gail Honeyman (author of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine). 

Published in: September 2019

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