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Meera Syal and Stephen Grosz

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Writer, comedian and actor Meera Syal and psychoanalyst and author Stephen Grosz discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

A Russian romance, a very English murder, and the poverty of India are the themes in books by Chekhov, Agatha Christie and Katherine Boo.

Producer: Melvin Rickarby.

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30 minutes

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Fri 26 Jul 2013 23:00

BOOKS FEATURED IN THIS PROGRAMME

 

The Lady With the Little Dog and Other Stories (1896-1904) by Anton Chekhov

Translated by Ronald Wilks

Published by Penguin Classics

 

The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie

Published by HarperCollins

 

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Slum by Katherine Boo

Published by Portobello Books

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterHarriett Gilbert
Interviewed GuestMeera Syal
Interviewed GuestStephen Grosz
ProducerMelvin Rickarby
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