World Book Club Podcast

World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel. This monthly programme, presented by Harriett Gilbert, includes questions from World Service listeners.

Updated: monthly
Episodes available: indefinitely

Episodes to download

Dysfunctional Families

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Authors explore the messy, awkward, embarrassing side of family life.

Tales from History

Tales from History

From the tulip fields of 17th century Amsterdam to the trenches of World War One

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Henning Mankel, Patrica Cornwell, Jo Nesbo: stars of the deadly genre discuss their craft