Books and Authors

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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.


openbook: Horror fiction with Helen Dunmore; plus students in literature

January 29th, 2012

Episode 136 of 586 episodes

Mariella Frostrup speaks to Catherine Fletcher who discusses her non fiction book Our Man In Rome: Henry VIII and His Italian Ambassador; Horror fiction with Helen Dunmore who explains why she wanted to be part of this genre and the inspiration behind her novel The Greatcoat; depictions of students in literature - Ben Masters, author of new book Noughties and Prof John Bowen discuss whether we have we moved on from toffs, geeks, rebellion and beer.

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