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30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 16 February 2010

Sue MacGregor talks to columnist India Knight and musician Richard Hawley about their favourite books.

India's choice is a rollercoaster tale of love and recipes by the screenwriter of When Harry Met Sally, Richard opts for a tale of friendship and freedom set in the sultry surroundings of Monterey, and Sue's selection is a poignant story tracing the plight of a young Chinese girl's struggle during her country's civil war.

Books featured in the programme:

India's choice: Heartburn by Nora Ephron
Publ. Virago

Richard's choice: Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Publ. Penguin

Sue's choice: Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah
Publ. Penguin.


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