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The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by  Claire Armitstead,  Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion


Guardian Books podcast: Barbara Kingsolver on The Poisonwood Bible

July 1st, 2013

Episode 3 of 334 episodes

Barbara Kingsolver came to the Guardian Review book club to talk about her best known novel, The Poisonwood Bible. She discussed her story of an evangelical American minister taking his wife and four daughters to live as missionaries in Congo, and looked back on her own childhood years in AfricaClaire ArmitsteadJohn MullanTim Maby

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