The UK's bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their work.
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Bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their work.
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Rajan Datar speaks Dervla Murphy, who has written over 20 books documenting her travels.
Colin Thubron, one of Britain's most celebrated writers, talks about his life and work.
Michael Palin celebrates 25 years of travel writing and broadcasting.
The UK's bestselling and critically acclaimed authors talk to Razia Iqbal
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Gavin Esler meets Jonathan Safran Foer at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016.
Gavin Esler is in conversation with political satirist PJ O'Rourke.
In a special Talking Books from Hay Festival, George Alagiah talks to Lionel Shriver.
From Hay Festival 2016, Talking Books' Martha Kearney talks to author Peter Carey.
George Alagiah talks to Tahmima Anam about The Bones of Grace.
Martha Kearney talks to Jamaican-born author Marlon James at the 2016 Hay Festival.
Irish writer Anne Enright speaks to Anita Anand about the themes she explores in her work.
Interviews with Germaine Greer, Anne Enright, Yuval Noah Harari and Kazuo Ishiguro.
Kazuo Ishiguro talks to Martha Kearney about his notable career.
Germaine Greer talks to Martha Kearney at Hay Festival.
Razia Iqbal interviews Jung Chang about her latest work.
Razia Iqbal interviews Karl Ove Knausgaard at the Hay Festival.
As a highlight of the Hay Festival, Razia Iqbal interviews Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.
Khaled Hosseini talks to Razia Iqbal about how he feels compelled to tell stories.
In this Man Booker special, Razia Iqbal interviews nomiated author Jhumpa Lahiri.
Razia Iqbal talks to satirical novelist Mohammed Hanif at the Lahore Literary Festival.
Four interviews with some of the greatest thinkers of our time.