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Sue MacGregor talks to museum curator Ken Arnold and writer Jay Griffiths about their favourite books.

Ken's choice is a Victorian memoir of a journey from religious fundamentalism to Darwinian science. Jay picks a collection of essays from the author of Ways of Seeing. Sue's selection is a challenge to sloppy thinking in modern life.

Books featured in this programme:

Sue's choice: Bad Science by Ben Goldacre
Publ. Fourth Estate

Ken's choice: Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
Publ. OUP

Jay's choice: Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance by John Berger
Publ. Verso Books.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Mar 2010 23:00