Books and Authors

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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 595 Folge(n) erschienen.

Open Book: Short Stories

Aminatta Forna explores the delights and challenges of the short story.


 2012-02-19  27m

A Good Read: Eleanor Updale, Andrea Oliver

Harriett Gilbert talks to children's writer Eleanor Updale and TV and radio presenter...


 2012-02-14  28m

Open Book: William Boyd

William Boyd discusses his latest novel Waiting for Sunrise. With World War One it a...


 2012-02-12  27m

A Good Read: Bonnie Greer, Simon Brett

Harriett Gilbert is joined by guests Bonnie Greer and Simon Brett to discuss three in...


 2012-02-07  27m

Horror fiction with Helen Dunmore; plus students in literature

Mariella Frostrup speaks to Catherine Fletcher who discusses her non fiction book Our...


 2012-01-29  27m

Woman in Black, debut novels, Kate Williams

Mariella talks to Susan Hill about her bestselling Woman in Black; she hears how to a...


 2012-01-22  27m

Gillian Slovo, Ben Kane, Amazon Publishing

Mariella talks to Gillian Slovo about her new novel set between the deserts of North...


 2012-01-15  27m

The Tale of A Tale of Two Cities

With a scholar and an actor, Frances Fyfield visits London's Victoria and Albert to of...


 2011-12-29  28m

Funniest Book

Mariella Frostrup and her line up of comedians and authors debate their funniest book.


 2011-12-24  56m

Open Book: Mini History of Comic Writing - P G Wodehouse, Evelyn Waugh

Mariella continues her celebration of funny books and funny writers with award winning...


 2011-12-18  27m