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  1. Gillian Slovo

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

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2009

  2. Robert Macfarlane

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

    First broadcast: 06 Sep 2009

  3. CJ Sansom

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

    First broadcast: 02 Aug 2009

  4. Bernard MacLaverty

    James Naughtie and readers meet Northern Irish writer Bernard MacLaverty.

    First broadcast: 05 Jul 2009

  5. Kate Grenville

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

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2009

  6. Xiaolu Guo

    James Naughtie and readers meet Chinese author Xiaolu Guo.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2009

  7. Andrew Motion

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

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2009

  8. AL Kennedy

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

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2009

  9. Bernard Cornwell

    James Naughtie talks to the novelist Bernard Cornwell.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2009

  10. Oliver James

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

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2009

  11. Amitav Ghosh

    James Naughtie talks to the Indian writer Amitav Ghosh.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2008

  12. Fay Weldon

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

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2008

  13. Michael Morpurgo

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

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2008

  14. 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

  15. Colm Toibin

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

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2008

  16. Asne Seierstad

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

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2008

  17. Jan Morris

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

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2008

  18. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

    First broadcast: 04 May 2008

  19. Simon Armitage

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

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2008

  20. William Hague

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

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2008

  21. Sarah Dunant

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

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2008

  22. Alice Sebold

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

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2008

  23. Thomas Keneally

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

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2007

  24. Barbara Kingsolver

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

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2007

  25. James Robertson

    James Naughtie talks to James Robertson about his historical novel Joseph Knight.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2007

  26. Armistead Maupin - Tales of the City

    James Naughtie and an audience of readers discuss Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2007

  27. Colin Dexter

    James Naughtie talks to Colin Dexter about The Remorseful Day, Inspector Morse's last case

    First broadcast: 05 Aug 2007

  28. Germaine Greer

    James Naughtie is joined by Germaine Greer to discuss her book The Female Eunuch.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2007

  29. David Mitchell

    From the Hay Festival, James Naughtie and an audience of readers talk to David Mitchell.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2007

  30. Jodi Picoult

    James Naughtie and an audience talk to Jodi Picoult about her novel My Sister's Keeper.

    First broadcast: 06 May 2007

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