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.


A Good Read: Adam Hills & Steven Pinker

October 21st, 2014

Episode 376 of 586 episodes

Adam Hills and Steven Pinker talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. The Last Leg presenter and comedian Hills picks Jonathan Livingston Seagull, and Harriett's choice is another tale of non conformists, Albert Camus' The Outsider. Psychologist and popular science author Steven Pinker claims 1930s style guide Elements of Style by Strunk & White is a good read.

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