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

March 11th, 2012

Episode 146 of 535 episodes

Mariella Frostrup talks to Marina Lewycka about her latest book, Various Pets Alive and Dead. We'll be discussing why the publishing industry has become so enamoured by the next big author and what is happening to the more established, but not so prominent career novelists with Matt Thorne, Alexandra Pringle and Charlie Williams. And Guy Fraser Sampson talks to Mariella about Mapp and Lucia and his new novel Lucia on Holiday.

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