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: Arlene Phillips and Jocelyn Jee Esien 15 Oct 2013

October 15th, 2013

Episode 281 of 534 episodes

Arlene Phillips, choreographer and Strictly Come Dancing judge, and Jocelyn Jee Esien, comedian and star of the BBC's Little Miss Jocelyn, talk to presenter Harriett Gilbert about the books they love. Arlene's recommendation is Heartbreak Hotel, by Deborah Moggach. Jocelyn chooses Prisoner to the Streets by Robyn Travis. And Harriett brings So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell. Produced Beth O'Dea