Kate Silverton and Johnnie Walker

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R2 presenter Johnnie Walker and BBC newsreader Kate Silverton talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.

Johnnie discusses Zen and the Art of Motor Cycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig, which has been a big influence on his own life.

Kate chooses the biography of her heroine. It's Daughter of the Desert - the Remarkable Life of Gertrude Bell by Georgina Howell.

And Excellent Women by Barbara Pym is the recommendation of presenter Harriett Gilbert.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

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30 minutes

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Fri 15 Nov 2013 23:00

BOOKS FEATURED IN THIS BROADCAST

 

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig

Published by Vintage

 

Daughter of the Desert: the Remarkable Life of Gertrude Bell by Georgina Howell

Published by Pan MacMillan

 

Excellent Women by Barbara Pym

Published by Virago

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterHarriett Gilbert
Interviewed GuestKate Silverton
Interviewed GuestJohnnie Walker
ProducerBeth O'Dea
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