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  1. David Mitchell

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

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2007

  2. Jodi Picoult

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

    First broadcast: 06 May 2007

  3. Jonathan Coe

    James Naughtie and an audience of readers talk to comic fiction author Jonathan Coe.

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2007

  4. Alison Weir

    Historian Alison Weir discusses her biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2007

  5. Val McDermid

    Val McDermid joins readers to discuss The Mermaids Singing, the story of a serial killer.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2007

  6. Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections

    The author Jonathan Franzen discusses his novel The Corrections.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2007

  7. Salley Vickers

    James Naughtie discusses Miss Garnet's Angel with its author Salley Vickers.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2006

  8. Lewis Wolpert

    Scientist Lewis Wolpert discusses his account of depression in Malignant Sadness.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2006

  9. Jane Gardam

    James Naughtie talks to Jane Gardam about her book Old Filth.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2006

  10. Matthew Kneale

    James Naughtie talks to Matthew Kneale about his award winning book English Passengers.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2006

  11. Elmore Leonard

    James Naughtie is joined by American crime writer Elmore Leonard.

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2006

  12. John Berendt

    James Naughtie talks to John Berendt about Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2006

  13. Lindsey Davis

    James Naughtie is joined by Lindsey Davis to discuss her thriller Time to Depart.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2006

  14. Ali Smith

    James Naughtie is joined by novelist Ali Smith to talk about her book Hotel World

    First broadcast: 07 May 2006

  15. Malorie Blackman

    Malorie Blackman joins James Naughtie and readers to discuss Noughts and Crosses.

    First broadcast: 02 Apr 2006

  16. Lionel Shriver - We Need to Talk About Kevin

    Lionel Shriver joins James Naughtie to discuss her novel We Need to Talk About Kevin.

    First broadcast: 05 Mar 2006

  17. P J O'Rourke

    James Naughtie is joined by American satirist P J O'Rourke to discuss Holidays in Hell.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2006

  18. George Macdonald Fraser

    James Naughtie is joined by George Macdonald Fraser to talk about his Flashman books.

    First broadcast: 01 Jan 2006

  19. Joyce Carol Oates

    American writer Joyce Carol Oates joins readers to discuss We Were the Mulvaneys.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2005

  20. Antonia Fraser

    James Naughtie is joined by Antonia Fraser to discuss her book The Gunpowder Plot.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2005

  21. Hanif Kureishi

    James Naughtie is joined by Hanif Kureishi to discuss his book The Buddha of Suburbia.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2005

  22. Alain-Fournier

    James Naughtie and poet Michele Roberts discuss Alain-Fournier's Le Grand Meaulnes.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2005

  23. Michael Dibdin

    James Naughtie talks to crime writer Michael Dibdin in front of a group of readers.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2005

  24. Oliver Sacks

    James Naughtie talks to Dr Oliver Sacks about The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat.

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2005

  25. Sue Townsend

    James Naughtie is joined by Sue Townsend to discuss her comic creation Adrian Mole.

    First broadcast: 05 Jun 2005

  26. Andrea Levy

    Andrea Levy joins readers to discuss her novel Small Island.

    First broadcast: 01 May 2005

  27. Richard Ford

    James Naughtie is joined by Richard Ford to discuss his novel, Independance Day.

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2005

  28. Stephen Fry

    James Naughtie is joined by Stephen Fry to discuss his novel, The Hippopotamus

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2005

  29. Bill Bryson

    James Naughtie talks to Bill Bryson about his book A Short History of Nearly Everything

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2005

  30. Zadie Smith

    James Naughtie talks to Zadie Smith about the impact of her novel White Teeth.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2005

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