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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

A Good Read 17 October 2017: Owen Jones & Georgia LA

10/17/2017
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Owen Jones and Georgia LA discuss their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration: 00:27:30


A Good Read 10 October 2017: Jonathan Harvey & Sally Lindsay

10/10/2017
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Sally Lindsay and Jonathan Harvey talk about the books they love with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration: 00:27:56


Alan Hollinghurst on his new novel, The Sparsholt Affair.

10/8/2017
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Alan Hollinghurst on his new novel and Denise Mina and Max Porter discuss ghost stories.

Duration: 00:27:49


A Good Read 3 October 2017: Toby Young & Sarah Vine

10/5/2017
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Toby Young and Sarah Vine talk favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration: 00:27:42


Clare Messud on The Burning Girl and theatrical memoirs

9/24/2017
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Clare Messud on her latest novels and theatrical memoirs.

Duration: 00:27:50


Helen Sedgwick, the York Writer's Festival and up and coming writers from Australia

9/17/2017
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Helen Sedgwick discusses her new novel The Growing Season; Australian writers to watch.

Duration: 00:27:56


Daryl Gregory and the importance of John Donne's love poems

9/10/2017
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Daryl Gregory discusses his latest novel Spoonbenders and a manual on being a writer

Duration: 00:27:54


Revisiting Greek myths with Kamila Shamsie and David Vann

8/27/2017
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Kamila Shamsie and David Vann discuss their own interpretations of classic Greek myths.

Duration: 00:27:44


Fredrick Backman, Outriders and writing to music

8/13/2017
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Fredrik Backman is an internationally bestselling author whose A Man Called Ove has sold more than 3 million copies. His new novel, The Scandal, is set in an isolated Swedish town where the future is looking bright, until one brutal act threatens that future prosperity. Fredrik Backman talks to Mariella Frostrup.

Duration: 00:31:39


The Chalke Valley History Festival

7/30/2017
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Tom Holland, Tracy Borman and Olivette Otele talk about who is writing history today.

Duration: 00:27:49


A Good Read 25 July 2017: John Niven & Sali Hughes

7/25/2017
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Author John Niven and journalist Sali Hughes talk books they love with Harriett Gilbert.

Duration: 00:27:55


Fiona Melrose, transgender characters in fiction and the book Susan Hill would never end

7/23/2017
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Fiona Melrose discusses her new book, Johannesburg and Kaite Welsh on transgender fiction

Duration: 00:27:51


Elizabeth Day, Patrick Ness and the Bradford Literary Festival

7/16/2017
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Elizabeth Day discusses her new book, The Party and Patrick Ness's Queer Icon.

Duration: 00:30:34


A Good Read 11 July 2017: Stacey Dooley & Gaia Vince

7/11/2017
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Harriett Gilbert talks to Stacey Dooley and Gaia Vince about their favourite books.

Duration: 00:27:37


Matt Haig, Val McDermid and a postcard from Argentina

7/9/2017
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Matt Haig on time travel and Val McDermid discusses Virginia Woolf's Orlando.

Duration: 00:27:46


A Good Read 4 July 2017: Kathy Burke & Tom Allen

7/4/2017
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Kathy Burke and comedian Tom Allen talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert

Duration: 00:27:51


A Good Read 27 June 2017: Bill Paterson & Tom Chatfield

6/27/2017
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Actor Bill Paterson and writer Tom Chatfield talk about beloved books to Harriett Gilbert

Duration: 00:27:43


Mark Haddon on Virginia Woolf and Ruth Ware discusses her new novel, The Lying Game

6/25/2017
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Virginia Woolf's Hogarth Press and Misha Glenny on The Master and Margarita

Duration: 00:27:50


A Good Read 20 June 2017: Verity Sharp & Matthew Syed

6/20/2017
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Harriett Gilbert talks favourite books with Verity Sharp and Matthew Syed.

Duration: 00:27:56

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