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  1. James Baldwin 90th Anniversary: No Complaints

    Tuesday 29 July 2014, 13:28

    Peter McHugh Peter McHugh Producer

    Radio 4 Extra presents a programme about James Baldwin, American novelist, playwright, poet and polemicist.

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  2. In Our Time: Mrs Dalloway

    Friday 4 July 2014, 12:51

    Melvyn Bragg Melvyn Bragg

    Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway.

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  3. Bookclub - Lorrie Moore

    Thursday 3 July 2014, 13:58

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    This episode of Bookclub is available from Sunday 6 July

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  4. Bookclub - Room by Emma Donoghue

    Tuesday 3 June 2014, 11:10

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

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  5. Frank Zappa and Me

    Saturday 3 May 2014, 17:32

    Pauline Butcher Pauline Butcher Author

    In 1967 Pauline Butcher, then a 21-year-old secretary, was sent to a London hotel on a typing assignment. The client turned out to be avant-garde American musician Frank Zappa.

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  6. Bookclub - The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

    Thursday 1 May 2014, 11:15

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

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  7. Bookclub - The Sea by John Banville

    Thursday 3 April 2014, 13:44

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

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  8. Publishing Lives - A New Series

    Wednesday 5 March 2014, 13:28

    Robert McCrum Robert McCrum Writer, Editor

    Robert McCrum previews the new series of Publishing Lives - focusing on the role of women in books. Highlighting some of the most influential women of the 20th century, who have presided over the golden age of reading.

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

    Friday 28 February 2014, 17:11

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

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  10. Adapting The Exorcist - Robert Forrest

    Thursday 20 February 2014, 08:20

    Robert Forrest Robert Forrest dramatist author playwright

    Playwritght and award-winning dramatist Robert Forrest on adapting The Exorcist for Radio 4.

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  11. The Exorcist

    Monday 3 February 2014, 12:21

    Radio 4 Radio 4

    Radio 4 will be broadcasting a brand new version of the cult classic The Exorcist later this month. 

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  12. Bookclub - Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner

    Thursday 30 January 2014, 16:07

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    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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  13. Book at Bedtime: Dissident Gardens

    Monday 20 January 2014, 15:23

    Jonathan Lethem Jonathan Lethem American novelist

    American novelist Jonathan Lethem discusses 4 songs which have inspired his past books, and one which forecasts the next. His latest novel Dissident Gardens features on Radio 4's Book At Bedtime from 20 January at 22.45pm 

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  14. Bookclub - Donna Tartt's Secret History

    Friday 3 January 2014, 14:33

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

    Wednesday 30 October 2013, 12:12

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

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

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  16. Brazilian Bonanza

    Friday 11 October 2013, 10:04

    Sophie Lewis Sophie Lewis Writer and Editor

    Blog by Sophie Lewis about her personal experience of art and protest in Brazil, June 2013. Brazil, literature, Brazilian literature, writing, Litro, Paloma Vidal, Sophie Lewis

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

    Thursday 3 October 2013, 14:27

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    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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  18. On Publishing Lives

    Friday 27 September 2013, 16:22

    Robert McCrum Robert McCrum Writer, Editor

    Writer and editor Robert McCrum examines how the publishing business is changing 'beyond recognition' in new Radio 4 series, Publishing Lives.

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  19. Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

    Friday 30 August 2013, 11:34

    Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie Jim Naughtie presents Bookclub on BBC Radio 4

    Our conversation was sometimes serious, but never gloomy.

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  20. Book of the Week - Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter

    Thursday 22 August 2013, 10:59

    Alyn Shipton Alyn Shipton Writer, Broadcaster, Jazz Historian

    Writer, broadcaster and Jazz historian Alyn Shipton discusses why he was compelled to write new biography Nilsson: The Life of a Singer-Songwriter.

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