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- Simon Mayo - Book Club Special Duration: 13:57 Book Club Special
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Radio 2's Book Club Panel at the Edinburgh Festival
Maggie O’Farrell, Gill Hornby, Julia Donaldson and Ian Rankin joined Simon Mayo for a special Radio 2 Book Club at the Edinburgh Festival
They discussed their own books:
Maggie O'Farrell – ‘Instructions For A Heatwave’
Gill Hornby – ‘The Hive’
Julia Donaldson – ‘The Paper Dolls’
Ian Rankin – ‘Saints of the Shadow Bible’ (due out in November)
They each recommended one other book:
Maggie O’Farrell – ‘The Prince of West End Avenue’ by Alan Isler
Gill Hornby – ‘Scenes from Provincial Life’ by Francis Spufford
Julia Donaldson – ‘Beyond the Blue Mountains’ by L T Meade
Ian Rankin – ‘Apple Tree Yard’ by Louise Doughty
Owen Martell, author of ‘Intermission’ and Rachel Kushner, author of ‘The Flamethrowers’ also appeared on the show, taking part in War of the Words.
Jennifer finally knows which Simon she's with...Jennifer Saunders days of confusing Simon Mayo with another famous DJ are finally over!