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  1. Bookclub - Lorrie Moore

    Thursday 3 July 2014, 13:58

    This episode of Bookclub is available from Sunday 6 July

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  2. Bookclub - Room by Emma Donoghue

    Tuesday 3 June 2014, 11:10

    James Naughtie talks with Emma Donoghue about her novel Room with an invited group of readers.

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  3. Bookclub - The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

    Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:15

    Christos Tsiolkas talks to James Naughtie and readers about his 2010 novel The Slap.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

    Friday 30 August 2013, 11:34

    Our conversation was sometimes serious, but never gloomy.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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