Books and Authors

BBC Radio 4

Society & Culture

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.


Nadiya Hussain discusses the book she'd never lend.

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Lionel Shriver, author, and Mae Martin, comedian, talk books with Harriett Gilbert.

Joanna Trollope discusses her new novel, City of Friends.

Lord Victor Adebowale and musician Rachel Unthank join Harriett Gilbert to talk books.