Bookclub: Hisham Matar - In the Country of Men05/03/15
Libyan writer Hisham Matar talks to James Naughtie about his novel In the Country of Men.
BC: Hisham Matar - In The Country of Men
Libyan writer Hisham Matar talks to James Naughtie and a group of readers about his acclaimed first novel In the Country of Men, which was nominated for the Man Booker Prize 2006.
BC: Adam Foulds - The Quickening Maze
Adam Foulds responds to readers’ questions about his novel on the poet John Clare, The Quickening Maze, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize 2009. With James Naughtie.
BC: Wilbur Smith - When The Lion Feeds
Wilbur Smith, who’s sold over 120 million books worldwide, talks to James Naughtie and a group of readers about his first novel When the Lion Feeds, published in 1964.
BC: Judith Kerr
Judith Kerr discusses her novel When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit. First published in 1971, she wrote it for her son in order to explain the story of her own family's flight from Nazi Germany. The book is now used as a set text in German schools.
BC: Marina Lewycka
James Naughtie's first guest on Bookclub for 2015 is Marina Lewycka. Her first novel, A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian, has sold more than a million copies in the UK alone and was shortlisted for the Orange Prize, longlisted for the Man Booker...
BC: Patrick O'Brian - Master and Commander
With James Naughtie. In a special 200th edition of the programme we celebrate the centenary of author Patrick O'Brian and Allan Mallinson is our guide to the first in his hugely popular series of Napoleonic naval stories, Master and Commander. Known...
BC: Blake Morrison
With James Naughtie. Poet Blake Morrison talks about his groundbreaking memoir And When Did You Last See Your Father? Recorded at the Ilkely Literature Festival, Yorkshire.
BC: Tim Winton - Dirt Music
Celebrated Australian writer Tim Winton discusses his novel Dirt Music, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2002. James Naughtie presents and a group of readers join in.
BC: Allan Massie - A Question of Loyalties
Allan Massie discusses his novel about the divisions in France during the second world war: A Question of Loyalties. James Naughtie presents from the BBC at Edinburgh Festivals.
BC: Sadie Jones - The Outcast
Sadie Jones talks about her novel The Outcast which won the Costa First Novel award 2008.
BC: Lorrie Moore - Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?
Acclaimed US writer Lorrie Moore discusses her novel Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? James Naughtie presents and a group of invited readers ask the questions.
BC: Emma Donoghue - Room
Emma Donoghue responds to readers' questions about her first novel Room, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize. With James Naughtie.
BC: Christos Tsiolkas - The Slap
James Naughtie and a group of readers talk to Australian novelist Christos Tsiolkas, about his controversial and award-winning debut The Slap.
BC: John Banville - The Sea
Leading Irish writer John Banville discusses his novel The Sea which won the Man Booker prize in 2005. James Naughtie presents and a group of readers join in the conversation.
BC: Naomi Alderman - Disobedience
Naomi Alderman, listed as one of Granta's Best Young Novelists 2013, responds to readers' questions about her debut novel Disobedience. With James Naughtie.
BC: Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner
Khaled Hosseini talks about his global bestselling novel, The Kite Runner. With James Naughtie.
BC: Donna Tartt - The Secret History
Donna Tartt discusses her cult debut novel The Secret History, first published in 1992.
BC: Lee Child - Killing Floor
Lee Child discusses the first in his hugely successful Jack Reacher series, Killing Floor, and published in 1997. He's gone on to write 18 books featuring his grizzled action hero, a former military policeman of no fixed abode.
BC: Matthew Hollis - Now All Roads Lead to France
Matthew Hollis talks about his Costa prize winning account of the last years of poet Edward Thomas, Now All Roads Lead to France. With James Naughtie and a group of readers.
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