Thursday 3 July 2014, 13:58
This episode of Bookclub is available from Sunday 6 July
Tuesday 3 June 2014, 11:10
James Naughtie talks with Emma Donoghue about her novel Room with an invited group of readers.
Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:15
Christos Tsiolkas talks to James Naughtie and readers about his 2010 novel The Slap.
Thursday 3 April 2014, 13:44
Celebrated Irish writer John Banville discusses his novel The Sea woth James Naughtie.
Friday 28 February 2014, 17:11
Bookclub: Naomi Alderman responds to readers' questions about her first novel Disobedience.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:12
Jim Naughtie on Matthew Hollis's Now All Roads Lead to France.
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.
Friday 30 August 2013, 11:34
Our conversation was sometimes serious, but never gloomy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday 27 February 2013, 14:34
Jim Naughtie talks to the author Andrew Miller about his book Pure - winner of the 2011 Costa Prize.
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.
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.
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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