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: Edna O'Brien and the pain and pleasure of writing a novel

September 30th, 2012

Episode 190 of 535 episodes

Edna O'Brien discusses her memoir Country Girl and Sid Smith and Naomi Alderman discuss the pain and pleasure involved in writing a novel.