Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and the best of children's books

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Mariella Frostrup talks to Elif Shafak about her latest book Honour, which highlights the issue of honour killings in the Kurdish Turkish community across two continents.

We've heard a lot about young adult fiction, but what about novels for younger children? The seven to twelve year old age range used to be regarded as The Golden Age for books, Open Book examines what's happening now.

Plus, more of the funny things people say in bookshops. This time round, book buyers get their revenge.

Producer: Andrea Kidd.

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Thu 19 Apr 2012 15:30

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