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: Kate Silverton and Johnnie Walker

November 12th, 2013

Episode 292 of 536 episodes

R2 presenter Johnnie Walker and BBC newsreader Kate Silverton talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Johnnie discusses Zen and the Art of Motor Cycle Maintentance by Robert M. Pirsig. Kate chooses the biography of her heroine. It's Daughter of the Desert - the Remarkable Life of Gertrude Bell by Georgina Howell. And Excellent Women by Barbara Pym is the recommendation of presenter Harriett Gilbert. Produced Beth O'Dea

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