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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.

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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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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English


Episodes

In a special edition of Open Book, Robert Harris talks to Mariella Frostrup about his new novel, The Second Sleep.

9/15/2019
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Robert Harris discusses his new novel and reflects on 30 years of writing fiction.

Duration:00:27:39

Deborah Levy, therapists in fiction, India's richest literary prize, Lorca's symbolism

9/8/2019
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Deborah Levy on her bestselling new novel, The Man Who Saw Everything.

Duration:00:27:51

What are young people writing and reading?

8/25/2019
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A special edition of Open Book from the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Duration:00:27:45

Benjamin Myers, Proust's In Search of Lost Time, Valeria Luiselli

8/18/2019
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Benjamin Myers on his latest The Offing, and Proust's In Search of Lost Time discussed.

Duration:00:27:50

Colm Tóibín on Wilde, Yeats and Joyce, Mary Beth Keane, the best novels of 1979

8/11/2019
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Colm Tóibín reflects on the fathers of Irish greats and US bestseller Mary Beth Keane

Duration:00:27:49

David Nicholls discusses his latest novel Sweet Sorrow

7/28/2019
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David Nicholls on his new novel Sweet Sorrow and a reader's guide to Elizabeth Hardwick

Duration:00:27:54

A Good Read: Pam Hogg and Mark Billingham talk favourite books

7/23/2019
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Pam Hogg and Mark Billingham choose their books worth reading.

Duration:00:28:05

Open Book: Ocean Vuong; Bauhaus novels; Sudan literary postcard

7/21/2019
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Award-winning poet Ocean Vuong discusses his debut novel On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Duration:00:27:48

A Good Read: Dolly Alderton and Clare Mackintosh talk favourite books

7/16/2019
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Dolly Alderton and Clare Mackintosh talk about books they love to Harriett Gilbert.

Duration:00:28:00

On the centenary of her birth Open Book celebrates the novels of Iris Murdoch

7/14/2019
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On the centenary of her birth Open Book celebrates the novels of Iris Murdoch

Duration:00:27:58

A Good Read: Dom Joly and Kate Hamer talk favourite books

7/9/2019
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Harriett Gilbert talks to Dom Joly and Kate Hamer about their favourite books.

Duration:00:27:56

A Good Read: Mathew Baynton and Aasmah Mir talk favourite books

7/2/2019
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Mathew Baynton and Aasmah Mir choose favourite books to recommend to Harriett Gilbert.

Duration:00:28:05

Will Eaves on Alan Turing; The Moon in Fiction and Poetry; Afrofuturism

6/30/2019
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Will Eaves discusses Murmur, his award-winning novel about Alan Turing

Duration:00:27:35

A Good Read: Nicci Gerrard and Gary Younge talk favourite books

6/25/2019
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Nicci Gerrard and Gary Younge join Harriett Gilbert to talk about their favourite books.

Duration:00:27:58

Open Book: Kevin Barry, queer nature writing, turning podcasts into books

6/23/2019
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Irish author Kevin Barry, winner of the Impac Award and the Goldsmiths Prize, discusses his new novel Night Boat to Tangier, a dark comedy billed as Waiting For Godot meets In Bruges. Novelist and journalist Molly Flatt, who writes about culture and technology for the Bookseller, discusses a growing trend for book versions of successful podcasts. 25 years since the death of Derek Jarman, Mariella is joined by writers Philip Hoare and Mike Parker to explore queer nature writing, a genre...

Duration:00:27:47

A Good Read: Cathy Newman and Jeffery Deaver talk favourite books

6/18/2019
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Cathy Newman and Jeffery Deaver discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration:00:27:36

Open Book: Carolina Setterwall, Re-reading and what it offers, Shadowplay reviewed, Ahmad Danny Ramadan

6/16/2019
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Carolina Setterwall and the pleasures of re-reading. With Mariella Frostrup.

Duration:00:27:49

A Good Read: Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Hannah Peel talk favourite books

6/12/2019
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Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Hannah Peel share the books they love with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration:00:28:27

Pajtim Statovci, Gerald Murnane discussed, Roxane Gay's favourite book, Benjamin Dreyer

6/9/2019
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Pajtim Statovci on his novel Crossing and we explore the work of Gerald Murnane

Duration:00:27:51

A Good Read: Stephen Morris and Pippa Evans talk favourite books

6/4/2019
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Stephen Morris and Pippa Evans tell presenter Harriett Gilbert about books they love.

Duration:00:27:51