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  1. John Banville - The Sea

    John Banville discusses his Man Booker-winning novel The Sea. With James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

  2. Disobedience - Naomi Alderman

    Naomi Alderman talks about her novel Disobedience. With James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2014

  3. Khaled Hosseini - The Kite Runner

    Khaled Hosseini talks about his global bestselling novel The Kite Runner.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2014

  4. Donna Tartt - The Secret History

    Donna Tartt talks about her cult bestseller The Secret History. With James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2014

  5. Lee Child - Killing Floor

    Lee Child talks about Killing Floor, the first Jack Reacher book. With James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2013

  6. Matthew Hollis - Now All Roads Lead to France

    Matthew Hollis talks to James Naughtie about his biography of poet Edward Thomas.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2013

  7. Hilary Mantel - Bring Up the Bodies

    Hilary Mantel discusses her second Man Booker Prize-winning novel Bring Up the Bodies.

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2013

  8. Paul Theroux - Dark Star Safari

    Paul Theroux discusses his travel book Dark Star Safari with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2013

  9. Deborah Moggach - Tulip Fever

    Deborah Moggach discusses her novel Tulip Fever with James Naughtie and a group of readers

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2013

  10. Audrey Niffenegger - The Time Traveler's Wife

    Audrey Niffenegger discusses her bestselling novel The Time Traveler's Wife.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2013

  11. Jim Crace - Quarantine

    Jim Crace discusses his 1997 Booker-shortlisted novel Quarantine with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2013

  12. Poet Gillian Clarke - Ice

    Gillian Clarke discusses her poetry collection Ice with James Naughtie and readers.

    First broadcast: 05 May 2013

  13. Elif Shafak - The Forty Rules of Love

    Elif Shafak discusses her bestselling novel The Forty Rules of Love.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2013

  14. Andrew Miller on his Costa award-winning novel Pure

    Andrew Miller discusses his novel Pure, winner of the Costa Prize 2011.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2013

  15. George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia

    John Simpson and Hilary Spurling discuss George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2013

  16. Ben Macintyre - Agent Zigzag

    Ben Macintyre talks about his bestselling book Agent Zigzag, a true spy story from WWII.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2013

  17. Sathnam Sanghera - The Boy with the Topknot

    Sathnam Sanghera discusses his award-winning memoir The Boy with the Topknot.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2012

  18. David Almond - Skellig

    James Naughtie talks to David Almond about his prize-winning novel Skellig.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2012

  19. Marilynne Robinson - Gilead

    American writer Marilynne Robinson talks to James Naughtie about her novel Gilead.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2012

  20. Victoria Hislop - The Island

    Victoria Hislop talks to James Naughtie about her debut novel The Island.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2012

  21. Michael Ondaatje - The English Patient

    Michael Ondaatje talks about his 1992 Booker prize-winning novel The English Patient.

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2012

  22. David Baddiel talks about Elizabeth Taylor's Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

    David Baddiel is our guide to novelist Elizabeth Taylor's Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2012

  23. Philippa Gregory: The Other Boleyn Girl

    Philippa Gregory talks to James Naughtie about her historical novel.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2012

  24. Ross Raisin - God's Own Country

    Ross Raisin and James Naughtie discuss Ross' debut novel, God's Own Country.

    First broadcast: 06 May 2012

  25. Anne Enright - The Gathering

    Anne Enright talks about her Man Booker prize-winning novel The Gathering.

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2012

  26. Alan Hollinghurst - The Line of Beauty

    Alan Hollinghurst talks about his Man Booker prize-winning novel The Line of Beauty.

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2012

  27. Art Spiegelman - Maus

    Art Spiegelman talks to James Naughtie and readers about his graphic novel Maus.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2012

  28. Hunter Davies on The Beatles

    Hunter Davies discusses his authorised biography of The Beatles, recorded at the Cavern.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2012

  29. Sebastian Barry: The Secret Scripture

    Sebastian Barry talks about his Costa prize-winning novel The Secret Scripture.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2011

  30. Iain Banks: The Wasp Factory

    Iain Banks talks about his first novel The Wasp Factory.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2011

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