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Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4 Blog posts in total 36

  1. Bookclub - The Sea by John Banville

    Thursday 3 April 2014, 13:44

    Celebrated Irish writer John Banville discusses his novel The Sea woth James Naughtie.

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  2. Bookclub: Naomi Alderman responds to readers' questions about her first novel Disobedience

    Friday 28 February 2014, 17:11

    Bookclub: Naomi Alderman responds to readers' questions about her first novel Disobedience.

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  3. Bookclub - Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

    Thursday 30 January 2014, 16:07

    At its heart The Kite Runner is a story about love and loyalty, and that’s why it’s a book that will last.

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  4. Bookclub - Donna Tartt's Secret History

    Friday 3 January 2014, 14:33

    James Naughtie talks about meeting Donna Tartt and how she explains her cult debut novel The Secret History, first published in 1992.

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  5. Bookclub - Lee Child on His Hardman Hero Jack Reacher

    Friday 29 November 2013, 13:02

    Lee Child talks to Jim Naughtie on Radio 4's Bookclub about his character Jack Reacher, from the Killing Floor.

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  6. Matthew Hollis' Now All Roads Lead to France on Bookclub

    Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:12

    Jim Naughtie on Matthew Hollis's Now All Roads Lead to France.

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  7. Hilary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies on Bookclub

    Thursday 3 October 2013, 14:27

    Hilary Mantel discusses her Man Booker Prize-winning novel Bring Up the Bodies with James Naughtie and a group of readers.

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  8. Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

    Friday 30 August 2013, 11:34

    Our conversation was sometimes serious, but never gloomy.

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  9. Bookclub: Tulip Fever

    Monday 5 August 2013, 15:55

    Jim Naughtie talks to novelist Deborah Moggach, whose book Tulip Fever takes us back to a brief time in 17th century Dutch society when a single tulip could be worth as much as a house.

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  10. Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveler's Wife

    Friday 5 July 2013, 13:59

    To explain, this is in many ways an old-fashioned love story. Henry is a time-traveller and his wife, Clare, isn’t.

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  11. Bookclub: Jim Crace on Quarantine

    Friday 31 May 2013, 14:55

    Jim Crace discusses his latest book Quarantine - a novel set in the Judean desert and featuring Jesus engaged in the 40-day fast.

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  12. Bookclub: Gillian Clarke

    Friday 3 May 2013, 15:08

    Gillian Clarke, the national poet of Wales, talks about her collection Ice and her love of the Welsh language.

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  13. Elif Shafak on The Forty Rules of Love

    Wednesday 3 April 2013, 15:38

    Turkey's leading female novelist Elif Shafak discusses her novel The Forty Rules of Love on BBC Radio 4's Bookclub.

     

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  14. Bookclub: Pure by Andrew Miller

    Wednesday 27 February 2013, 14:34

    Jim Naughtie talks to the author Andrew Miller about his book Pure - winner of the 2011 Costa Prize.

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  15. Bookclub: Agent Zigzag by Ben Macintyre

    Wednesday 2 January 2013, 13:58

    Ben Macintyre discusses Agent Zigzag - his bestselling book on the true story of a professional criminal named Eddie Chapman, a successful British double agent who infiltrated the Nazi intelligence services during World War II.

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  16. Bookclub: Sathnam Sanghera

    Friday 30 November 2012, 14:55

    In this month’s Bookclub we visit a Sikh family in Wolverhampton. For the author, the journey was a departure – a break with his past and his culture – and ended as a reconciliation.

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  17. Bookclub: David Almond - Skellig

    Friday 2 November 2012, 10:40

    Editor's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm on Sunday 4 November and is repeated on Thursday 8 November at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the programme. Here, Jim Naughtie talks about the themes that are discussed in David Almond's novel, Skellig. - PMcD

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  18. Bookclub: Marilynne Robinson - Gilead

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 17:06

    Editor's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm this Sunday 7 October and is repeated on Thursday 11 October at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the podcast. Here, Jim Naughtie talks about the themes that are discussed in Bookclub this week with Marilynne Robinson discussing...

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  19. Bookclub: Victoria Hislop - The Island

    Friday 31 August 2012, 10:00

    Editor's note: Radio 4's Bookclub is on at 4pm this Sunday 2 September and is repeated on Thursday 6 September at 3.30pm. You can also listen online after broadcast or download the podcast. Here, Jim Naughtie talks about the themes that are discussed in Bookclub this week about The Island by Victoria...

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  20. Today in Edinburgh

    Monday 13 August 2012, 18:25

    Editor's note: Jim Naughtie presented a special edition of the Today programme from Edinburgh on Saturday 11th August. He wrote this blog about the magic of the festival last week before travelling to Edinburgh - CM.

    Where else should Today be in August but Edinburgh? The festival city...

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