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27/03/2017
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    Blog posts by year and month April 2013

    Posts (18)

    1. Editor Di Speirs explains how she chose 5 stories from the latest Granta Best of Young British Novelists under 40 list for Book at Bedtime.

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    2. Details of Radio 4 schedule changes to allow Baroness Thatcher’s life and achievements to be fully remembered and assessed.

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    3. Dr Janet Topp Fargion, lead curator of world and traditional music at the British Library, previews the fourth week of Noise: A Human History. The thirty-part series explores the role of sound in the past 100,000 years of human history.

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    4. Roger discusses how Radio 3 keep their concert interval interesting.

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    5. Melvyn Bragg on this week's In Our Time on Japan's Sakoku period of deliberate isolation.

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    6. Samira Ahmed discusses how her Archive on Four: Riding Into Town explores the decades from the 30s to the 70s when Westerns ruled in Britain and why they were such a loved form of escapism.

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    7. 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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