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4 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 02 November 2009

Dotun Adebayo takes you through the night. Including Breaking Science News with the Naked Scientists; Reading Between the Headlines; and Australia Desk with Phil Mercer.


    1. The Oxford English Dictionary. (Chosen by Anita Sethi, 27/4/09).
    2. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare. (By popular demand, 11/5/09).
    3. Borstal Boy by Brendan Behan. (Coreena in Essex, 25/5/09).
    4. The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. (John in Gravesend, 1/06/09).
    5. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. (Oriel in Bristol, 15/6/09).
    6. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell. (David in Ironbridge, 22/6/09).
    7. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. (Paula in Lewisham, 29/6/09).
    8. Animal Farm by George Orwell. (Steve in Ormskirk, 6/7/09).
    9. The Bible.
    10. Cider With Rosie by Laurie Lee, 20/7/09.
    11. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, 27/7/09.
    12. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. (Matthew in Edinburgh, 3/8/09).
    13. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson, 10/8/09.
    14. Geoffrey Chaucer's, "The Canterbury Tales".
    15. Oxford Advanced Atlas by John Bartholomew. (Irene Coleford, Gloucester).
    16. Catch 22 by Joseph Heller. (Pat in Newcastle, 28/9/09).
    17. The Nation's Favourite Poems, foreword by Griff Rhys Jones.
    (Steve in Ormskirk, 5/10/09).
    18. The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald. (Carina in Brighton).
    19. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
    20. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky, 2/11/09.

    21 to 100 to come week by week! Listen in to the Books phone-in "Reading Between The Headlines" from 0200 to 0330 every Monday morning and take part in the selection process.


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