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24/02/2017
BBC Radio 4

    Jim Naughtie

    Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Blog posts in total 62

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    1. We heard a ghost story from our author on this month’s Bookclub. Barbara Trapido was talking about her novel The Travelling Hornplayer, which begins with the following sentence: ‘Early on the morning of my interview, I woke up and saw my dead sister.’

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    2. Bright Lights, Big City made the career of a writer who was then in his mid-twenties because, as he told this month’s group of Bookclub readers, it caught the city at a moment of social and cultural drama.

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    3. As part of the BBC’s #LovetoRead season Jim Naughtie takes the chance to discuss a book that meant a lot to him as a young reader.

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    4. This month's book is H is for Hawk, which won the Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction in 2014.

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    5. For many people Underworld has become one of the great contemporary American novels. I hope you enjoy hearing Don DeLillo on Bookclub.

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    6. Jim Naughtie chairs the Bookclub discussion of A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving and their Remarkable Families by Michael Holroyd.

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    7. Bookclub:  David Nicholls - One Day

      Jim Naughtie talks to David Nicholls about his enormously successful novel One Day.

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    8. Bookclub: A.M. Homes - May We Be Forgiven

      Jim Naughtie talks to American novelist A.M. Homes about her book, May We Be Forgiven

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    9. Jim Naughtie takes the Bookclub to Derby to discuss If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things by Jon McGregor.

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    10. James Naughtie and readers talk to Hisham Matar about his gripping debut novel In The Country Of Men.

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    11. Bookclub: Adam Foulds

      Lead by James Naughtie, a group of readers talk to acclaimed authors about their best known novels.

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    12. Jim Naughtie is joined by Judith Kerr to discuss her classic When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

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