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.


Open Book: A.M. Homes, and life behind the embassy door

October 21st, 2012

Episode 196 of 534 episodes

A.M. Homes discusses her poignant and funny new book May We Be Forgiven. Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles and Brigid Keenan, who have both written memoirs about diplomatic life, discuss the real story behind the embassy door. And award winning author Kim Scott talks about how his latest novel, That Deadman Dance, explores the fractious relationship between white and indigenous peoples in western Australia and its oppressive and emotional impact.