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A Good Read

A Good Read

Harriett Gilbert talks to two guests about their favourite books.
Tuesdays at 4.30pm, repeated Fridays at 11.00pm

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READ ALONG - BOOKS FEATURED IN THIS SERIES

Programme 1 – Tuesday 7th October

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain               

Publisher: Canongate

 

The Return of Martin Guerre  by Natalie Zemon Davis   

Publisher:  Harvard University Press 

 

Travels with my Aunt by Graham Greene            

Publisher: Vintage

 

Programme 2 – Tuesday 14th October

Stoner by John Williams               

Publisher: Vintage

 

How To Lose Friends & Alienate People by Toby Young

Publisher: Abacus; Film Tie-in edition

 

Lolly Willowes  by Sylvia Townsend Warner

               

Programme 3 – Tuesday 21st October

Jonathan Livingston Seagull by Richard Bach       

Publisher: Harper Collins (HarperNonFiction)

 

The Elements of Style by Strunk & White             

Publisher: Longman now Pearson

 

The Outsider by Albert Camus

Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics

 

Programme 4 – Tuesday 28th October

The Iron  King by Maurice Druon              

Publisher: Harper Collins

 

American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld         

Publisher: Black Swan (Transworld)

 

The Ballad of Peckham Rye by Muriel Spark        

Publisher: Penguin Classics                        

                               

Programme 5 – Tuesday 4th November

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie         

Publisher: Fourth Estate

 

The War Between the Tates by Alison Lurie        

Publisher: Vintage  

 

Gentleman of the Road by Michael Chabon

Publisher: Hodder

 

Programme 6 – Tuesday 11th November

The Chateau by William Maxwell             

Publisher: Vintage Classics

 

Covenant with Death by John Harris       

Publisher: Sphere

 

The Buddha of Suburbia by Hanif Kureishi           

Publisher: Faber

 

Programme 7 – Tuesday 18th November

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Programme 8 - Tuesday 25th November

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Programme 9 - Tuesday 2nd December

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