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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: Russell Kane on James Bond and audio books

August 12th, 2012

Episode 184 of 535 episodes

Comedian and author Russell Kane is in the presenter's chair this week talking to Enid Shomer about her novel which fictionalises a meeting between Gustave Flaubert and Florence Nightingale. Russell also discusses Ian Fleming's James Bond novels with writer Tom Rob Smith and asks: is reading a book better than listening to it being read to you?

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