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16/06/2009

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 June 2009

Kate Mosse talks to writer Victoria Hislop - wife of Private Eye editor Ian - and poet and musician Martin Newell about their favourite books. Victoria recommends a powerful contemporary novel, Martin chooses a staggeringly bad-tempered but stylish rant by AA Gill, and Kate herself brings in the haunting memoir of a disastrous family life.

  • The books featured in this programme

    On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
    Published by Vintage


    The Angry Island : Hunting the English by A.A. Gill
    Published by Phoenix


    The Three of Us by Julia Blackburn
    Published by Vintage

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