William Crawley hosts the show dedicated to books, authors and the literary life.
William visits cartoonist Ian Knox at home to find out what's on his shelves.
Booker prize winning author Thomas Keneally talks to William about his new book 'Searching for Schindler'
Actor and playwright Richard Dormer chats to us about his reading preferences.
Two new books about well-known writers which manage to avoid being typical biographies.
Comedy writer and performer Sean Crummy chats about his favourite books.
Travel writer Dervla Murphy talks to William Crawley.
Ireland's best-known historical writer talks about his much awaited memoir and much more...
Journalist, broadcaster and political activist Eamonn McCann reveals his favourite books.
William discusses two current film books with Michael Open and Margo Harkin.
Over 20 years of work with the BBC, Simon Schama has become the face and the voice of history.
One of the most successful figures in Gaelic sport, Mickey Harte talks about the books which have won him over.
Jude Collins and Davy Adams discuss this week's books with William Crawley.
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For the final episode in the current series William visited Maeve Binchy one of the world's - most popular writers.
Artist and poet Jack Packenham talks to William about the books that have influenced his life.
Arlene Foster the Assembly's minister for Enterprise, Trade and Investment talks to William about her favourite books.
This week Social Development Minister Margaret Ritchie chats to William about the books that have inspired and entertained her.
Local singer-songwriter, Juliet Turner, best-known for her song "Dr Fell" is William's guest in the second programme.
This week, Sir Hugh Orde, Chief Constable of the PSNI spoke to William about his favourite, and most moving, books.
Diarmaid Ferriter gives a fascinating account of the life and times of Eamon De Valera, the former president of Ireland, according to his new book 'Judging Dev'.
Belfast playwright Gary Mitchell, talks of the Bible as a source of inspiration and how movies are his books.
Alexander McCall Smith discusses his best selling novels: The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency.
Rock and pop music legend from the sixties, Marianne Faithful, talks to William Crawley.
Roisin McDonough shares with William Crawley her passion for reading and of literary criticism.
Paul Merton chats to William Crawley about his new book 'Silent Comedy'
Lady Sylvia Herman reveals to William Crawley, what books she has on her book shelf.
Exploring topics in his new book, Andrew Marr chats to William Crawley about 'A history of modern Britain'
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness discusses the books that have inspired him
Tony Benn discusses his new book 'More Time for Politics'
William Crawley speaks to Gerry Adams about his experience of the written word.
William Crawley talks to author Sir Max Hastings.
On the Book Programme, William visits well know people from public life to discover which books and authors may have influenced their lives.
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