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  1. Victoria Hislop - The Island

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

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2012

  2. Michael Ondaatje - The English Patient

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

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2012

  3. 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

  4. Philippa Gregory: The Other Boleyn Girl

    Philippa Gregory talks to James Naughtie about her historical novel.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2012

  5. Ross Raisin - God's Own Country

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

    First broadcast: 06 May 2012

  6. Anne Enright - The Gathering

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

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2012

  7. 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

  8. Art Spiegelman - Maus

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

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2012

  9. Hunter Davies on The Beatles

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

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2012

  10. Sebastian Barry: The Secret Scripture

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

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2011

  11. Iain Banks: The Wasp Factory

    Iain Banks talks about his first novel The Wasp Factory.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2011

  12. Arundhati Roy - The God of Small Things

    Arundhati Roy talks about her Booker prize winning novel The God of Small Things.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2011

  13. Mohsin Hamid - The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    Mohsin Hamid talks to James Naughtie about The Reluctant Fundamentalist.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2011

  14. Donna Leon - Death at La Fenice

    Donna Leon talks to James Naughtie about her first crime novel Death At La Fenice.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2011

  15. William Fiennes - The Music Room

    William Fiennes talks to James Naughtie and readers about his memoir The Music Room.

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2011

  16. Nicole Krauss - The History of Love

    Nicole Krauss talks to James Naughtie and readers about her novel The History of Love.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2011

  17. Andrew O'Hagan - Be Near Me

    Andrew O'Hagan meets James Naughtie and readers to discuss his novel Be Near Me.

    First broadcast: 01 May 2011

  18. Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson meets readers to discuss his book A Short History of Nearly Everything.

    First broadcast: 16 Apr 2011

  19. Jennifer Johnston

    James Naughtie talks to Jennifer Johnston about her novel The Gingerbread Woman.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2011

  20. Benjamin Zephaniah

    James Naughtie talks to Benjamin Zephaniah about his novel for young adults Refugee Boy.

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2011

  21. Tim Butcher

    James Naughtie talks to Tim Butcher about his bestselling book Blood River.

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2011

  22. Howard Jacobson

    James Naughtie talks to Howard Jacobson about his comic novel The Mighty Walzer.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2011

  23. Sarah Hall - The Carhullan Army

    James Naughtie talks to Sarah Hall about her novel The Carhullan Army.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2010

  24. Claire Tomalin (on Thomas Hardy)

    James Naughtie talks to Claire Tomalin about her biography of Thomas Hardy.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2010

  25. Roddy Doyle

    Irish writer Roddy Doyle joins James Naughtie to discuss his novel Paddy Clarke HA HA HA.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2010

  26. Yann Martel

    James Naughtie talks to Yann Martel about Life of Pi.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2010

  27. Siri Hustvedt

    James Naughtie talks to Siri Hustvedt about her novel What I Loved.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2010

  28. Henning Mankell

    James Naughtie talks to Henning Mankell about Sidetracked, a Kurt Wallander novel.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2010

  29. Lynne Reid Banks

    James Naughtie talks to Lynne Reid Banks about her novel The L-Shaped Room.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2010

  30. Orhan Pamuk

    James Naughtie talks to Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk about his novel My Name is Red.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2010

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