Scroll down for press coverage of Georgie and her work.

NHAD in the Times Magazine and Daily Mail - portrait Eva Pentel for the Times

  • 'I mean, a dadvert's a pretty weird thing to do anyway, Georgie - is it unfair for me to say that?' - Paulette Evans, BBC Radio Sheffield, 10/7/24

  • '[A] strange, touching, but often very funny account of one woman's search for a father figure' - Daily Mail, 28/6/24

  • 'Everybody needs to get hold of a copy of this book; it's a brilliant book' - Jo Good, BBC Radio London, 28/6/24

  • 'I grew up without a dad – it took me years to realise it wasn’t my fault' - iNews, 14/6/24 [read online]

  • 'Abandoned by her father before she was born, Georgie Codd went looking for a paternal figure by advertising in national magazines' - The Times Magazine, 1/6/24 [read online]

  • 'Georgie's the type of person who gets very creative when she tries to solve a problem' - This American Life, June 2022 [listen online: starts 33:00]

We Swim To The Shark

  • 'Then author Georgie Codd said something that changed everything...' - Stranger Collective interview, Dec 2021 [read online]

  • '... an almost spiritual mission... sharply drawn...' - review in the Times Literary Supplement, 10/7/20

  • '... smart nature-narrative writing, and hugely enjoyable...' - review by the Outdoor Swimming Society, 16/6/20 [read online]

  • '... it's an enthralling ride... a joy to read...' - interview on ABC Radio Melbourne, 16/3/20

  • 'The best non-fiction book you'll read, and you really must, this year' - review in the Hastings Independent, 13/3/20 [online; p.19]

  • '... engrossing, exciting and very well-written...' - review from the Fine Times Recorder, 3/3/20 [read online

  • 'Subtle insight into the inner psyche and the natural world' - review in the Hackney Citizen, 27/2/20 [read online]

  • 'A terrific read' - interview on BBC Radio Norfolk, 4/2/20

  • '... engulfing, entrancing and inspiring...' - Q&A with the Barefoot Bookseller, 3/2/20 [read online]

  • 'You are definitely a writer' - Monocle Reads 'Meet the Writers' podcast, 30/1/20 [listen online]

  • 'I went in search of sharks to beat my phobia' - front page teaser and feature in the i paper, 27/1/20

  • 'Georgie's phobia inspires book' - feature in the Daily Echo, 10/1/20 [read online]