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  1. Helen Dunmore

    James Naughtie meets novelist Helen Dunmore to discuss her novel Talking to the Dead.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2001

  2. Wendy Cope

    James Naughtie looks at the work of Wendy Cope, one of Britain's most popular poets.

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2001

  3. Doris Lessing

    James Naughtie talks to the Nobel Prize-winner Doris Lessing about The Grass is Singing.

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2001

  4. Martin Amis

    Martin Amis discusses his acclaimed novel London Fields with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2001

  5. Amy Tan - The Kitchen God's Wife

    James Naughtie talks to Chinese-American writer Amy Tan about The Kitchen God's Wife.

    First broadcast: 01 Jul 2001

  6. Annie Proulx - The Shipping News

    Annie Proulx talks about her novel of life in far-flung Newfoundland, The Shipping News.

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2001

  7. James Ellroy - The Black Dahlia

    James Naughtie and author James Ellroy discuss Ellroy's thriller noir, The Black Dahlia.

    First broadcast: 06 May 2001

  8. Margaret Drabble

    James Naughtie talks to Margaret Drabble about her novel The Witch of Exmoor.

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2001

  9. Joe Simpson

    James Naughtie talks to mountaineer Joe Simpson about his book Touching the Void.

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2001

  10. Penelope Lively

    James Naughtie talks to Penelope Lively about her Booker Prize winning novel Moon Tiger.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2001

  11. Tony Parsons

    Tony Parsons discusses his book Man and Boy, with the reading circle of HMP Coldingley.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2001

  12. Graham Swift

    James Naughtie meets Booker-prize winning novelist Graham Swift to talk about Waterland.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2000

  13. Geoffrey Chaucer

    James Naughtie discusses The Miller's Tale from The Canterbury Tales with Dr Ruth Evans.

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2000

  14. Ian McEwan

    The author Ian McEwan discusses his novel Enduring Love with readers and James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2000

  15. Joanna Trollope

    Joanna Trollope talks about her novel Other People's Children.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2000

  16. Anthony Beevor

    James Naughtie and readers discuss Antony Beevor's Stalingrad with the author.

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2000

  17. Anita Desai

    James Naughtie discusses the novel Fasting, Feasting with its author, Anita Desai.

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2000

  18. Susan Hill

    James Naughtie discusses the novel In The Springtime Of The Year with author Susan Hill.

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2000

  19. Philip Pullman

    Philip Pullman discusses his fantasy novel Northern Lights with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 07 May 2000

  20. Charles Frazier - Cold Mountain

    Author Charles Frazier discusses his bestseller Cold Mountain with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 02 Apr 2000

  21. Carol Shields

    Pulitzer prize-winning author Carol Shields talks about her book Larry's Party.

    First broadcast: 05 Mar 2000

  22. Isabel Allende

    Author Isabel Allende discusses her novel The House of the Spirits with James Naughtie.

    First broadcast: 06 Feb 2000

  23. Douglas Adams

    James Naughtie talks to Douglas Adams about The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

    First broadcast: 02 Jan 2000

  24. Julian Barnes

    James Naughtie and readers talk to Julian Barnes about his book Flaubert's Parrot.

    First broadcast: 05 Dec 1999

  25. Dava Sobel

    James Naughtie talks to author Dava Sobel about her international bestseller Longitude.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 1999

  26. Anne Michaels

    James Naughtie talks to Canadian writer Anne Michaels about her novel, Fugitive Pieces.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 1999

  27. Margaret Forster

    James Naughtie and author Margaret Forster discuss her novel Private Papers.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 1999

  28. J K Rowling

    James Naughtie talks to J K Rowling about Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 1999

  29. Kate Atkinson

    James Naughtie talks to Kate Atkinson about her novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum.

    First broadcast: 04 Jul 1999

  30. David Guterson

    James Naughtie and author David Guterson to discuss his novel Snow Falling on Cedars.

    First broadcast: 06 Jun 1999

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