World Book Club
WBC: Jostein Gaarder07/05/14
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.
WBC: Albert Camus
Camus experts Olivier Todd and Professor David Walker celebrate the centenary of the feted French novelist's life with a discussion of his masterpiece The Outsider with presenter Harriett Gilbert and an audience in the library of the world famous...
WBC: Jhumpa Lahiri
American Indian writer Jhumpa Lahiri talks to Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience about her short stories Unaccustomed Earth.
WBC: Neil Gaiman
British writer Neil Gaiman, now living in the US, talks to Harriett Gilbert and a studio audience about his bestselling novel American Gods.
WBC: Ahdaf Soueif
Egyptian writer Ahdaf Soueif dicusses her novel The Map of Love with presenter Harriett Gilbert, a studio audience and readers from around the world.
WBC: Amit Chaudhuri
Indian writer Amit Chaudhuri talks to Harriett Gilbert about his award winning novel The Immortals. Recorded at the Nehru Centre, London.
WBC: Mohsin Hamid Rpt
To coincide with the film release another chance to hear Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid talking about his bestselling novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist to a studio audience and listeners around the world.
WBC: The Great Gatsby
Bestselling US writer Jay McInerney and Fitzgerald scholar Anne Margaret Daniel discuss The Great Gatsby with Harriett Gilbert and a World Book Club studio audience and listeneres all around the world.
WBC: John Grisham - A Time To Kill 07 Apr 2013
John Grisham talks to Harriett Gilbert about his gripping debut novel A Time To Kill.
WBC: Romesh Gunesekera
Sri Lankan writer Romesh Gunesekera discusses his novel Reef with presenter Harriett Gilbeert, a studio audience and listeners around the world.
WBC: David Mitchell Rpt
David Mitchell talks to Harriett Gilbert, a studio audience and readers around the world about his bestselling novel Cloud Atlas which is also released as a feature film around the world.
WBC: Pride and Prejudice
Harriett Gilbert is joined by P D James, Moni Mohsin and Susannah Fullerton to celebrate 200 years of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice at the BBC Radio Theatre.
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This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.