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Presented by Mark Lawson.

Celebrity Memoirs.

At a time when publishing is suffering as much as any other industry from the desperate economic conditions, the one unchallenged success story has been the rise of the celebrity memoir. The likes of Michael Parkinson, Paul O'Grady, Julie Walters and Alan Carr have dominated the recent non-fiction bestseller lists. Mark talks to the stars-turned-writers about why almost all of them refused the help of a ghostwriter and how surprisingly candid their books have turned out to be.

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30 minutes

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Fri 13 Feb 2009 19:15
BBC Radio 4 FM only

Front Row's Cultural Exchange

Cultural Exchange

Seventy-five leading creative minds choose a favourite cultural work.

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