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: Kevin Maguire, Lucy Mangan 24 July 12

July 24th, 2012

Episode 181 of 586 episodes

Harriett Gilbert is joined by the journalist Kevin Maguire and the columnist Lucy Mangan to discuss their favourite books: 'Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady' by Florence King, 'The Clerkenwell Tales' by Peter Ackroyd and 'The Smoking Diaries' by Simon Gray.

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