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  1. Richard Ford

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

    First broadcast: 03 Apr 2005

  2. Stephen Fry

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

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2005

  3. Bill Bryson

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

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2005

  4. Zadie Smith

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

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2005

  5. Carol Ann Duffy

    James Naughtie's guest is Carol Ann Duffy, one of the most widely read British poets.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 2004

  6. Pat Barker

    Booker prize winner Pat Barker joins James Naughtie to discuss her novel Regeneration.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2004

  7. Will Self

    James Naughtie is joined by Will Self to discuss his novel How The Dead Live.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2004

  8. Paul Auster - New York Trilogy

    James Naughtie is joined by author Paul Auster.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2004

  9. Muriel Spark

    James Naughtie is joined by Muriel Spark to discuss The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2004

  10. Terry Pratchett

    James Naughtie is joined by Terry Pratchett to discuss Mort.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 2004

  11. Minette Walters

    James Naughtie is joined by author Minette Walters.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 2004

  12. David Lodge

    James Naughtie talks to David Lodge about his novel Nice Work.

    First broadcast: 02 May 2004

  13. Elizabeth Jane Howard

    Elizabeth Jane Howard joins James Naughtie to discuss her novel Falling.

    First broadcast: 04 Apr 2004

  14. Sarah Waters

    Sarah Waters joins James Naughtie to talk about her gothic tale Fingersmith.

    First broadcast: 07 Mar 2004

  15. Peter Carey

    Peter Carey talks about his novel the True History of the Kelly Gang.

    First broadcast: 01 Feb 2004

  16. Sir John Mortimer

    Sir John Mortimer joins James Naughtie to discuss his work.

    First broadcast: 04 Jan 2004

  17. Peter Ackroyd

    Peter Ackroyd joins James Naughtie to discuss his novel Hawksmoor.

    First broadcast: 07 Dec 2003

  18. Esther Freud

    James Naughtie talks to Esther Freud about her semi-autobiographical novel Hideous Kinky.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2003

  19. Melvin Burgess

    Melvin Burgess joins James Naughtie to discuss Junk, his novel about teenage runaways.

    First broadcast: 05 Oct 2003

  20. Edna O'Brien

    Edna O'Brien joins James Naughtie to talk about her book Down by the River.

    First broadcast: 07 Sep 2003

  21. Amanda Foreman

    Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.

    First broadcast: 03 Aug 2003

  22. T. C. Boyle

    James Naughtie is joined by T. C. Boyle to talk about his novel The Tortilla Curtain.

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2003

  23. Sally Beauman

    Sally Beauman, author of Rebecca's Tale, joins James Naughtie to discuss Rebecca.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2003

  24. P. D. James

    James Naughtie talks to crime writer P. D. James about her novel Original Sin.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2003

  25. Beryl Bainbridge

    Beryl Bainbridge talks about her novel An Awfully Big Adventure.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2003

  26. William Trevor

    William Trevor talks to James Naughtie about his short story collection After Rain.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2003

  27. Salman Rushdie

    James Naughtie hosts a discussion with Salman Rushdie about his novel Midnight's Children.

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2003

  28. Alan Bennett

    James Naughtie talks to the much-loved author Alan Bennett about his memoir Writing Home.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2003

  29. Jilly Cooper

    James Naughtie talks to bestselling author Jilly Cooper about her racy novel Polo.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2002

  30. Jacqueline Wilson

    Jacqueline Wilson talks about her award-winning book the Illustrated Mum.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2002

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