Disobedience - Naomi Alderman
With James Naughtie.
Naomi Alderman, listed as one of Granta's Best Young Novelists 2013, responds to readers' questions about her first novel Disobedience.
Alderman, herself a product of London's Jewish community, tells the story of Ronit, a young woman who's escaped her Orthodox upbringing for independence in New York. Ronit is forced to face her past when she returns home after her father, a pre-eminent Rabbi, dies. Disobedience won the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers.
Producer: Dymphna Flynn
April's Bookclub choice : The Sea (2005) by John Banville.
|Interviewed Guest||Paul Theroux|