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 Helen Baxendale & Helen Cross 16 June 2015

June 18th, 2015

Episode 442 of 536 episodes

Actress Helen Baxendale and writer Helen Cross join Harriett Gilbert to recommend favourite books. This week's selection includes a treatise on re-wilding Britain by George Monbiot ('Feral'), a novel about the culture clash between two women from very different backgrounds, 'The God of Chance' by Kirsten Thorup, and an award-winning memoir, 'The Three of Us' by Julia Blackburn.

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