February 22nd, 2015
Episode 106 of 202 episodes
Today on Books +; John Le Carre’s granddaughter, on the terrible weight of expectation that falls upon a writer, having a famous novelist in the family. Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson, who began her career with children’s songs – and is now one of Britain’s top selling writers. Also adventurous modernism from Australian writer Christina Stead; and the legacy of the Grimm Brothers' fairytales.
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