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: Neil Pearson and Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

November 6th, 2012

Episode 200 of 536 episodes

Actor Neil Pearson and Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, the self-described "Black Farmer", talk about the books they love. Neil Pearson's choice is Coming Up For Air, a little-known novel by George Orwell. Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones recommends The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano. And Harriett's choice is Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin. Producer: Beth O'Dea

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