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Sunday 16:00-16:30, repeated Thursday 16:00-16:30, except first Sunday in the month when it is replaced by Book Club.
Open Book spotlights new fiction and non-fiction, picks out the best of the paperbacks, talks to authors and publishers, and unearths lost masterpieces.
This week
Sunday 9 October2005
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In a special extended interview for Open Book, Mariella Frostrup talks to crime writer P D James.
P D James is one of our most successful and critically acclaimed crime writers. She wrote her first book, 'Cover Her Face', over forty years ago and now, aged 85, she is publishing her latest Dalgliesh mystery, 'The Lighthouse'. In this special programme she talks to Mariella Frostrup about the appeal of crime writing, her views on marriage and motherhood, and getting older.
Books by P D James:

The Lighthouse
Publisher: Faber and Faber (10 Oct.)
ISBN: 0571229182

Cover Her Face
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204902

A Mind to Murder
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204155

Unnatural Causes
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204104

Shroud for a Nightingale
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204058

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571203892

The Black Tower
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0140129553

Death of an Expert Witness
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204201

Innocent Blood
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571203949

The Skull Beneath the Skin
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 057120399X

A Taste for Death
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571229603

Devices and Desires
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0140132910

The Children of Men
Publisher: Faber and Faber
ISBN: 0571204007

Original Sin
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0140245510

A Certain Justice
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0140274685

Death in Holy Orders
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0141004789

The Murder Room
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 0141015535
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