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Kate Silverton and Johnnie Walker

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 12 November 2013

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.

  • 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

Presenter
Harriett Gilbert
Interviewed Guest
Kate Silverton
Interviewed Guest
Johnnie Walker
Producer
Beth O'Dea

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