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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.


Open Book: A L Kennedy, JM Coetzee Readers' Guide

March 10th, 2013

Episode 226 of 586 episodes

Novelist A L Kennedy talks to Mariella Frostrup about her book On Writing which is based on her Guardian blog. Pankaj Mishra and Sri Lankan novelist Roma Tearne discuss how much literature can play a role in exposing human rights violations. And author Justin Cartwright provides a Readers' Guide to the Nobel Prize and twice Man Booker winning writer J M Coetzee, as he publishes his new novel The Childhood of Jesus.

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