July 15th, 2012
Episode 177 of 559 episodes
Mariella Frostrup talks to Ben Fountain about his satirical Iraq War novel Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk. Siri Hustvedt discusses her latest book, a collection of essays about her own life: Living, Thinking, Looking. Tom Tivnan, Features and Supplements Editor for The Bookseller, explains the world of internet book sales. And in conjunction with the British Library's Writing Britain: Wastelands to Wonderlands exhibition, we continue our series exploring how writers have been inspired by the landscape.