The great Irish writer, Edna O'Brien, whose controverstial 1960 novel brought her both literary fame and notoriety, reads her astonishingly honest memoir of a literary life of high drama.
In today's episode: Edna rubs shoulders with the great and the good of New York, while back in London, her thoughts return to the past.
Author: Since her debut novel The Country Girls, Edna O'Brien has written more than twenty works of fiction along with a biography of James Joyce and Lord Byron.
Abridger: Miranda Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.