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  1. Barbara VineĀ 

    Barbara Vine talks about her haunting novel A Dark Adapted Eye.

    First broadcast: 06 Oct 2002

  2. William Dalrymple

    Travel writer William Dalrymple talks about his book From the Holy Mountain.

    First broadcast: 01 Sep 2002

  3. Maya Angelou

    Maya Angelou talks about volume one of her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.

    First broadcast: 04 Aug 2002

  4. David Grossman

    James Naughtie talks to David Grossman about his book See Under Love.

    First broadcast: 07 Jul 2002

  5. Michael Frayn

    James Naughtie and a studio audience meet Michael Frayn to talk about Headlong.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2002

  6. Mario Vargas Llosa

    Mario Vargas Llosa talks about his novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.

    First broadcast: 05 May 2002

  7. Kazuo Ishiguro

    A group of readers, James Naughtie and Kazuo Ishiguro discuss The Remains of The Day.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2002

  8. Rose Tremain

    James Naughtie meets Rose Tremain to discuss her novel Music and Silence.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2002

  9. J G Ballard

    James Naughtie talks to J G Ballard about his classic war novel Empire of the Sun.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2002

  10. Ian Rankin

    James Naughtie talks to Ian Rankin about his books: Knots and Crosses and The Falls.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2002

  11. Nick Hornby

    James Naughtie and a studio audience meet novelist Nick Hornby to discuss About A Boy.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2001

  12. Helen Dunmore

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

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2001

  13. Wendy Cope

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

    First broadcast: 07 Oct 2001

  14. Doris Lessing

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

    First broadcast: 02 Sep 2001

  15. Martin Amis

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

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2001

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. James Ellroy - The Black Dahlia

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

    First broadcast: 06 May 2001

  19. Margaret Drabble

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

    First broadcast: 01 Apr 2001

  20. Joe Simpson

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

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2001

  21. Penelope Lively

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

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2001

  22. Tony Parsons

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

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2001

  23. Graham Swift

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

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2000

  24. Geoffrey Chaucer

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

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2000

  25. Ian McEwan

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

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2000

  26. Joanna Trollope

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

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2000

  27. Anthony Beevor

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

    First broadcast: 06 Aug 2000

  28. Anita Desai

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

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2000

  29. Susan Hill

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

    First broadcast: 04 Jun 2000

  30. Philip Pullman

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

    First broadcast: 07 May 2000

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