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10 posts about Reading on this blog

  1. 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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  2. Bookclub: Tulip Fever

    Monday 5 August 2013, 15:55

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

    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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  3. International Short Story Award: Winner Announced

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 14:20

    Di Speirs Di Speirs Editor, Readings

    Editor's note: The International Short Story Award winner was announced this week. Here, Editor of Readings Di Speirs talks about the awards. Find out more on the ISSA webpages. PMcD

    And so to Freeword on Wednesday night for the 2012 BBC International Short Story Award announcement which was live...

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  4. Bookclub: Arundhati Roy on The God of Small Things

    Thursday 6 October 2011, 17:00

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

    I do hope those of you who have heard the Arundhati Roy discussion on The God of Small Things enjoyed it. There are very few books of this kind that come our way, so it was a natural for us. Sooner or later we had to come to it. You can hear it online...

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  5. Book at Beachtime

    Sunday 19 June 2011, 13:00

    Lucy Collingwood and Gemma Jenkins Lucy Collingwood and Gemma Jenkins

    Editor's introduction: For the next four weeks Radio 4 Extra's running a season of "gripping, escapist summer reading... twisted family drama, sweeping romance and, above all, great story-telling by best-selling authors old, new and to come..." I asked the producers, Lucy Collingwood (LC) and Gemma...

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  6. King James Bible podcasts

    Tuesday 11 January 2011, 18:24

    Paul Sargeant Paul Sargeant

    How much of King James Bible Day did you catch on Sunday? It was hard to miss with 28 readings across a single day and a star-studded cast: Samuel West, Emilia Fox, Hugh Bonneville, Toby Stephens, Henry Goodman, Niamh Cusack, Rory Kinnear, Miriam Margolyes and others.

    There were some interesting perspectives...

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  7. The Coral Thief

    Tuesday 12 January 2010, 14:48

    Elizabeth Allard Elizabeth Allard

    Paris quarries

    It's in the can! All ten episodes of Rebecca Stott's compelling new novel The Coral Thief, are recorded and edited and ready for broadcast.

    When I was searching earlier in the autumn for a Book at Bedtime to fill January's wintry evenings, my editor handed me The Coral Thief to see if it might fit the...

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  8. The BBC National Short Story Award

    Friday 27 November 2009, 19:45

    Di Speirs Di Speirs Editor, Readings

    Hurrah! At last. After all the waiting, and the reading, and the deliberating we have at last reached the moment when we can reveal this year's short-list of five contenders for the BBC National Short Story Award (BBC NSSA). These five have survived the turbulent and exacting examination of first our...

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  9. Miriam Margolyes on Bluestockings

    Monday 10 August 2009, 17:02

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    Newnham

    While Miriam Margolyes was recording the current Book of the Week, Bluestockings, it became clear that the text had particular meaning for her because she had been a Bluestocking herself. Producer Justine Willett writes:

    Cambridge University is celebrating its 800th anniversary this year. And on this...

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  10. Facebook on Radio 4

    Tuesday 28 July 2009, 20:00

    Steve Bowbrick Steve Bowbrick Head of Interactive, Radio 3

    Facebook Billionaire

    Book of the Week on Radio 4 this week is Ben Mezrich's Accidental Billionaires, a book whose subtitle (at least in the American edition) is: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal. Perfect Radio 4 material then. As you'd expect, the book has its own Facebook profile.

    Radio...

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