Books Podcast

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Arts, Literature

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Books + - 2015-03-01

March 1st, 2015

Episode 225 of 1214 episodes

Today’s show will be dominated by a writer who has – indeed – dominated the literary scene for the last decade or so. Hilary Mantel. She has written many novels, of course, including Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies, and has won the Man Booker prize twice. Also; Canadian writer -Tom Rachman, whose latest novel is The Rise and Fall of Great Powers. And David Rain's novel of small-town Australia in the 1970s