March 27th, 2012
Episode 152 of 574 episodes
Mariella Frostrup talks to Marilynne Robinson about her new collection of essays, "When I Was A Child I Read Books", about faith, fiction and what it means to be a human being. Mature novelists Charlotte Rogan and Paul Torday discuss the pros and cons of debuting a first novel later in life. Writer and bookseller Jen Campbell shares her humorous collection of customers' extraordinary requests - a unique and affectionate insight into the world of bookselling and bookshops.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay