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World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. Presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. Presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners. Show more

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Jonathan Franzen - Freedom

Published Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

US literary superstar Jonathan Franzen talks about his hugely acclaimed novel Freedom. An epic of contemporary love and ...

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever

Published Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:00:00 -0700

This month World Book Club talks about the acclaimed international bestseller Tulip Fever with its British author Deborah ...

Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever

Published Fri, 02 Oct 2015 17:00:00 -0700

This month World Book Club talks about the acclaimed international bestseller Tulip Fever with its British author Deborah ...

Andrey Kurkov - Death and the Penguin

Published Fri, 04 Sep 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Andrey Kurkov discusses his darkly comic novel Death and the Penguin with Harriett Gilbert, and responds to listeners' ...

Jeanette Winterson - Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Published Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is Jeanette Winterson's searing yet ultimately uplifting coming-out, coming-of-age tale, in ...