A Good Read

A Good Read

Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
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Programme 1 -Tuesday 4 February 2014

The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli (translation by George Bull)

Publisher: Penguin

A Short Gentleman by Jon Canter

Publisher: Vintage

Love and War in the Apennines by Eric Newby

Publisher: HarperPress


Programme 2 -Tuesday 11 February

What Money Cannot Buy by Michael Sandel

Publisher: Penguin

Influence - The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B Cialdini

Publisher: Harper Business

The Van by Roddy Doyle

Publisher: Vintage


Programme 3 - Tuesday 18 February

Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Publisher: Vintage

Random Acts of Senseless Violence by Jack Womack

Publisher: Gollancz

Vanished Years by Rupert Everett

Publisher Abacus


Programme 4 - Tuesday 25 February

Clear Light of Day by Anita Desai

Publisher:  Vintage

Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck

Publisher: Penguin

In Pursuit of the English by Doris Lessing

Publisher: Fourth Estate


Programme 5 - Tuesday 4 March

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Publisher: Vintage  

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Publisher: Penguin

Lucky Jim by Kingsley Amis

Publisher: Penguin


Programme 6 - Tuesday 11 March

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Publisher: Penguin

Greenvoe by George Mackay Brown

Publisher: Polygon

Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

Publisher: Virago


Programme 7 - Tuesday 18 March

Alys, Always by Harriet Lane

Publisher: Phoenix

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Publisher: Penguin

Get Shorty by Elmore Leonard

Publisher: Phoenix


Programme 8 - Tuesday 25 March

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

The Fault in our Stars by John Green

Publisher: Penguin

Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald

Publisher: Fourth Estate