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: Meg Rosoff and Christopher Hope

September 11th, 2011

Episode 95 of 586 episodes

Meg Rosoff discusses her latest book There is no Dog. South African novelist Christopher Hope and Dr Andrew van der Vlies, senior lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London discuss why South Africa remains such a potent source of inspiration. And literary agent Carole Blake explains how the book world has responded to the technology boom in applications for smart phones and what types of literary apps are available.

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