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.
Sunday 22 October 2006
A look at the world of celebrity publishing, historical novelist Philippa Gregory on Jean Plaidy, and award winning children’s author Mal Peet talks about his new novel “The Penalty”
Celebrity Publishing Director of Century Publishing Mark Booth and comedienne and writer Jackie Clune discuss the increasing popularity of celebrity autobiography, the implications for publishing and what to look out for this Christmas.
The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory
Paul Carr, director of The Friday Project, look at the future of blog publishing with the announcement that Penguin have signed up a blog author for a reported six figure sum. Is the blog bubble about to burst?