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  1. Jeanette Winterson

    James Naughtie talks to Jeanette Winterson about Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 2010

  2. Douglas Coupland

    James Naughtie and readers talk to Douglas Coupland about his 1991 cult novel Generation X

    First broadcast: 07 Mar 2010

  3. Clive James

    James Naughtie and readers talk to Clive James about the first volume of his autobiography

    First broadcast: 07 Feb 2010

  4. Alexander McCall Smith

    James Naughtie talks to Alexander McCall Smith about his novel 44 Scotland Street.

    First broadcast: 03 Jan 2010

  5. John Irving

    James Naughtie and readers talk to John Irving about his novel, A Prayer for Owen Meany.

    First broadcast: 06 Dec 2009

  6. Linda Grant

    James Naughtie talks to Linda Grant about her novel, When I Lived in Modern Times.

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2009

  7. Gillian Slovo

    James Naughtie and readers talk to Gillian Slovo about her novel Red Dust.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2009

  8. Robert Macfarlane

    James Naughtie talks to travel writer Robert Macfarlane about his book The Wild Places.

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2009

  9. CJ Sansom

    James Naughtie and readers talk to bestselling writer CJ Sansom about Dissolution.

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2009

  10. Bernard MacLaverty

    James Naughtie and readers meet Northern Irish writer Bernard MacLaverty.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2009

  11. Kate Grenville

    Kate Grenville talks to James Naughtie about her novel The Secret River.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2009

  12. Xiaolu Guo

    James Naughtie and readers meet Chinese author Xiaolu Guo.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2009

  13. Andrew Motion

    Andrew Motion talks to James Naughtie about his 10 years as Poet Laureate.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2009

  14. AL Kennedy

    James Naughtie talks to the author and part-time stand-up comedian AL Kennedy.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2009

  15. Bernard Cornwell

    James Naughtie talks to the novelist Bernard Cornwell.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2009

  16. Oliver James

    James Naughtie talks to the psychologist Oliver James about 'affluenza'.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2009

  17. Amitav Ghosh

    James Naughtie talks to the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2008

  18. Fay Weldon

    James Naughtie talks to Fay Weldon about her novel The Cloning of Joanna May.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2008

  19. Michael Morpurgo

    James Naughtie talks to Michael Morpurgo about his novel Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2008

  20. Gore Vidal - Point to Point Navigation

    James Naughtie talks to Gore Vidal, one of the great American men of letters.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2008

  21. Colm Toibin

    Irish writer Colm Toibin joins James Naughtie and readers to discuss his novel The Master.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2008

  22. Asne Seierstad

    With James Naughtie. Norwegian author Asne Seierstad discusses The Bookseller of Kabul.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2008

  23. Jan Morris

    Jan Morris joins James Naughtie and readers to talk about her portrait of Venice.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2008

  24. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joins James Naughtie to talk about her novel Half of a Yellow Sun

    First broadcast: 04 May 2008

  25. Simon Armitage

    Simon Armitage discusses his translation of the epic poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2008

  26. William Hague

    James Naughtie talks to William Hague about his biography of William Pitt the Younger.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2008

  27. Sarah Dunant

    James Naughtie and an audience discuss Sarah Dunant's erotic thriller The Birth of Venus.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2008

  28. Alice Sebold

    James Naughtie and readers meet Alice Sebold to discuss her debut novel The Lovely Bones.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2008

  29. Thomas Keneally

    James Naughtie and readers meet the 1982 Booker Prize winner Thomas Keneally.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2007

  30. Barbara Kingsolver

    James Naughtie and an audience discuss Barbara Kingsolver's novel The Poisonwood Bible.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2007

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