Books and Authors

This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. In Open Book Mariella Frostrup talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.

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      Anthony Horowitz on his new James Bond novel


      Anthony Horowitz on his second James Bond adventure and a universal library in Seville


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      Crime writer John Harvey on his new book Body and Soul


      John Harvey and favourite characters in fiction


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      Carys Davies on her new novel, West and the work of Octavia Butler


      Carys Davies on her new book, West and unfaithful women in fiction.


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      Jennifer Clement on her latest novel, the London Book fair and Tony Parsons on the book he'd never lend.


      Jennifer Clement and we discuss the increasing influence of book bloggers.


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       2018-04-15  27m
       
       

      Diana Evans, the fictional lives of painters and bringing books to life on stage


      Diana Evans discusses her new novel, Ordinary People and how to stage literary classics.


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       2018-04-08  27m
       
       

      A Good Read: Phill Jupitus and Robin Ince


      Comedians Phill Jupitus and Robin Ince talk to Harriett Gilbert about books they love. Phill's is Dada: Art and Anti-Art by Hans Richter, the founder of the punk art movement. Robin's is Soviet-era science fiction: Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky, the book on which Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker was based. Lastly, Harriett introduces them to a dark and compelling new crime novel in which the protagonists are children: Dodgers by Bill Beverly. Producer Beth O'Dea.


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       2018-03-27  28m
       
       

      Uzodinma Iweala on his new book 'Speak No Evil'


      Crime writers Abir Mukherjee Val McDermid and Graeme Macrae Burnet on a tour of Kolkata.


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       2018-03-27  27m
       
       

      A Good Read: Bernardine Evaristo and Jolyon Rubinstein share favourite books with Harriett Gilbert


      Harriett Gilbert's guests are writer Bernardine Evaristo and comedian Jolyon Rubinstein. Bernardine's choice is Come Let Us Sing Anyway by Leone Ross and Jolyon's favourite is Any Human Heart by William Boyd, and Harriett introduces her guests to An English Murder by Cyril Hare.


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       2018-03-20  27m
       
       

      A Good Read: Bernardine Evaristo and Jolyon Rubinstein share favourite books with Harriett Gilbert


      Harriett Gilbert's guests are writer Bernardine Evaristo and comedian Jolyon Rubinstein. Bernardine's choice is Come Let Us Sing Anyway by Leone Ross and Jolyon's favourite is Any Human Heart by William Boyd, and Harriett introduces her guests to An English Murder by Cyril Hare.


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       2018-03-20  28m
       
       

      Joseph Knox and Stella Duffy on Ngaio Marsh


      Joseph Knox's new book The Smiling Man and the archives of Gabriel Garzia Marquz


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       2018-03-18  27m