World Book Club
WBC: Marian Keyes-Rachel's Holiday05/02/15
Chart-opping Irish writer Marian Keyes discusses her memorable novel Rachel's Holiday with Harriett Gilbert, readers in the studio and around the world.
WBC: Gunter Grass - Repeat
Gunter Grass discusses his landmark novel The Tin Drum with Harriett Gilbert and listeners of World Book Club in a repeat of an earlier edition - to commemorate the death of this giant of European Literature.
WBC: JD Salinger - The Catcher in the Rye
Catcher in the Rye 'experts', writers David Gilbert and Joanna Rakoff discuss this classic novel with presenter Harriett Gilbert at the fabled Algonquin Hotel where JD Salinger was a frequent visitor.
WBC: Anne Tyler: Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Pulitzer prize-winning writer Anne Tyler discusses the favourite of her own novels Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant with Harriett Gilbert at her Baltimore home.
WBC: William Gibson-Neuromancer
Wiliam Gibson discusses his landmark novel Neuromancer with Harriett Gilbert, a studio audience and readers around the world.
WBC: Daniel Kehlmann
Acclaimed German writer Daniel Kehlmann discusses his bestselling novel Measuring the World with a studio audience and listeners around the world.
WBC: Marilynne Robinson on Gilead
Bestselling US writer Marilynne Robinson discusses her modern classic novel Gilead with Harriett Gilbert and an audience in the studio and around the world.
WBC: Herman Koch - The Dinner
Bestselling Dutch writer Hermann Koch discusses his award-winning novel The Dinner with Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience.
WBC: Kathy Reichs - Deja Dead
Bestselling US writer Kathy Reichs discusses her gripping thriller Deja Dead with Harriett Gilbert and listeners around the world.
WBC: Pat Barker: Repeat
Another chance to hear bestselling British writer Pat Barker discussing her award-winning novel about the First World War, Regeneration, with Harriett Gilbert, a studio audience and listeners around the world.
WBC: Janice Galloway
Bestselling Scottish writer Janice Galloway discusses her contemporary classic The Trick is to Keep Breathing with presenter Harriett Gilbert and an audience in a special edition recorded on location at BBC Pacific Quay at The 2014 Commonwealth Games...
WBC: Jostein Gaarder
Feted Norwegian writer Jostein Gaarder talks to presenter Harriett Gilbert and an audience of readers at the LiteraturHuset in Oslo about his phenomenally bestselling novel Sophie's World.
WBC: Per Petterson
Norwegian writer Per Petterson talks to Harriett Gilbert and a room full of readers in his Oslo publishing house about his masterpiece Out Stealing Horses.
WBC: Maya Angelou - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou reflects on some of her earliest and most difficult memories and talks about her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings in this special commemorative edition of World Book Club from our archive.
WBC: Harlan Coben
Bestselling US thriller writer Harlan Coben discusses his novel Six Years with Harriett Gilbert,a studio audience and readers from around the world on BBC World Book Club
WBC: Malorie Blackman
British writer Malorie Blackman discusses her bestselling novel Noughts and Crosses with Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience.
WBC: Elif Shafak
Bestselling Turkish writer Elif Shafak discusses her novel The Forty Rules of Love with Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience.
WBC: Christos Tsiolkas
Australian novelist Christos Tsiolkas discusses his bestselling novel The Slap with Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience.
WBC: Pat Barker
Acclaimed British writer Pat Barker discusses her classic novel about World War I with Harriett Gilbert and a small studio audience as well as listeners around the world.
WBC: Brian Aldiss
British sci-fi writer Brian Aldiss talks to Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience as well as listeners from around the world about his novel Greybeard.
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This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.