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 26th, 2010

Episode 5 of 586 episodes

Mariella Frostrup talks to acclaimed writer Susan Hill, best known for her spine-tingling novels including Woman In Black. She discusses her latest book, The Small Hand. Plus, the joys of reading aloud - novelist Joanna Trollope and editor Angela Macmillan explain the importance of literature shared through the voice and not just on the page. Also, Paris viewed from the margins - novelists Alex Miller and Julie Orringer share their experiences of setting novels in Paris with emigres as the lead protagonists.

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