Konnie Huq and Pat Kane

Konnie Huq is a former Blue Peter presenter and co-writer of an episode of Black Mirror. She joins Pat Kane, writer and singer of the group Hue & Cry, to talk about the books they love. Konnie's choice is Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton, a dark novel of seedy low-life set in 1930's Earls Court.

Pat's is a treatise on work and the joy of simply making something, The Craftsman by Richard Sennett.

And presenter Harriett Gilbert chooses a disturbing but compelling satire on how far modern parents will go to protect their children, even after they have committed a terrible crime - The Dinner by Herman Koch.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

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The Dinner by Herman Koch

Published by Atlantic Books


Hangover Square by Patrick Hamilton

Published by Penguin


The Craftsman by Richard Sennett

Published by Penguin

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