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: Vanessa Feltz and Elvis McGonagall

June 11th, 2013

Episode 245 of 586 episodes

Presenter Vanessa Feltz and performance poet Elvis McGonagall argue passionately with presenter Harriett Gilbert about the much-loved books they've all brought along to recommend as Good Reads. Vanessa's choice is Two People by AA Milne. Elvis McGonagall recommends the Whitbread Prize winning Swing Hammer Swing! by Jeff Torrington. Presenter Harriett Gilbert brings along a Spanish novel, A Heart So White by Javier Marias, translated by Margaret Jull Costa. Producer Beth O'Dea

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