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.



September 19th, 2010

Episode 4 of 536 episodes

Mariella Frostrup talks to the award-winning crime novelist Val McDermid about her new book, and author Alexander McCall Smith on the art of writing prolifically. Plus two of Pakistan's new generation of novelists, Kamila Shamsie and Daniyal Mueenudeen, join Mariella to discuss, and to shed light on the renaissance that Pakistani writing is undergoing.

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