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  1. The Winter of Our Disconnect

    By Susan Maushart. How one mother imposed techno-silence on three teenagers for six months

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  2. Proust's Overcoat

    By Lorenza Foschini. A story of literary detection set in pre-war Paris

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  3. Finishing the Hat

    To mark his 80th birthday, Stephen Sondheim appraises his long career

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  4. Chasing the Sun

    Allan Corduner reads Richard Cohen's biography of the sun

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  5. The Hemlock Cup: Socrates, Athens and the Search for the Good Life

    Bettany Hughes reads from her account of Socrates' life, death and beliefs

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  6. Born Brilliant: The Life of Kenneth Williams

    Nicholas Boulton reads Christopher Stevens' biography of Kenneth Williams

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  7. Catherine of Aragon: Henry's Spanish Queen

    Giles Tremlett's biography of Henry VIII's first wife

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  8. What I Don't Know About Animals

    Lesley Manville reads Jenny Diski's book on human and animal interaction

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  9. Autobiography of Mark Twain

    ...Twain. Kerry Shale reads from Mark Twain's autobiography

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  10. Philip Larkin - Letters to Monica

    Hugh Bonneville reads from Philip Larkin's letters to Monica Jones

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  11. Stephen Fry - The Fry Chronicles

    The second volume of the autobiography of actor and author Stephen Fry.

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  12. Storyteller: The Life of Roald Dahl

    Julian Rhind-Tutt reads from Donald Sturrock's biography of Roald Dahl

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  13. Decline and Fall: Diaries 2005-2010

    Sam Dale reads from the second volume of former New Labour minister Chris Mullin's diaries

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  14. A Mountain of Crumbs

    Sian Thomas reads from Elena Gorokhova's memoir of growing up behind the Iron Curtain

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  15. Scott-land: The Man Who Invented a Nation

    Stuart Kelly examines the powerful images of Scotland created by Sir Walter Scott

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  16. We are a Muslim, Please

    Zaiba Malik's memoir of growing up in the 70s and 80s, torn between 'British' and 'Muslim'

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  17. Walking Home

    Colin Stinton reads Lynn Schooler's memoir about his journey in the Alaskan wilderness

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  18. Tokyo Vice

    Jack Klaff reads from Jake Adelstein's memoir about reporting on organised crime in Tokyo

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  19. Red Dust Road

    Poet Jackie Kay traces her biological parents

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  20. Hellhound On His Trail

    Hampton Sides' new account of the murder of Martin Luther King and the hunt for his killer

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  21. A Gambling Man - Charles II and The Restoration

    Michael Maloney reads from Jenny Uglow's account of the restoration of Charles II in 1660.

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  22. Blood Knots

    Nigel Hastings reads from author Luke Jennings's account of a lifetime of fishing

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  23. Defending the Guilty

    Barrister Alex McBride's behind-the-scenes account of Britain's criminal justice system

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  24. Manhood for Amateurs

    Antonia Fraser reads from her diary of her life with Harold Pinter

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  25. The Last Resort

    Jack Klaff reads from Douglas Rogers's account of life ina Zimbabwean tourist lodge

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  26. Parisians

    Stephen Boxer reads from Graham Robb's new book about Paris and its famous dwellers

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  27. Burying The Bones

    Lindsay Duncan reads from Hilary Spurling's biography of the American writer Pearl Buck

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  28. FS Saunders - The Woman Who Shot Mussolini

    Sinead Cusack reads Frances Stonor Saunders's account of troubled life of Violet Gibson

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  29. Chopin: Prince of the Romantics

    Adam Zamoyski's portrait of the life of the composer Frederic Chopin

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  30. Did You Really Shoot the Television?

    Max Hastings recalls the marriage of his Fleet Street parents

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