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: Zadie Smith

September 9th, 2012

Episode 187 of 586 episodes

In a special programme Zadie Smith talks to Mariella Frostrup about her much anticipated new novel NW. This novel returns to the self-same streets of her debut, White Teeth, and views the world through the eyes of the two main protagonists, school friends Leah and Natalie. Its title refers to the postcode which covers the North West of London and where Smith herself was born and brought up.

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