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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.

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Open Book: Jeremy Bowen & Arab writers, Michael Jacobs

November 11th, 2012

Episode 201 of 547 episodes

Mariella Frostrup talks to Jeremy Bowen about his book on the Arab Spring and we discuss how writers have responded to these uprisings in the Middle East. And the travel writer Michael Jacobs describes his journey down the Magdalena River in Columbia and his meeting with Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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