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 11th February 2007
Justin Cartwright talks about his latest book, The Song Before It Is Sung.
Justin Cartwright's life long fascination with philosopher Isaiah Berlin has led him to write a novel about Berlin's friendship with Adam von Trott, one of the German aristocrats involved in the plot to kill Hitler.
He talks to Mariella about how he used the known facts to create his fictional version.
The Song Before It Is Sung - Justin Cartwright
Promise of Happiness - Justin Cartwright
White Lightning - Justin Cartwright
Get It Loud In Libraries
The Get It Loud in Libraries project invites up and coming bands to shatter the usual peace of libraries by performing in them. Mariella is joined by Stewart Parsons from Lancaster Library - who's behind the scheme, and Ben Hudson, lead singer of Mr Hudson and the Library who have recently completely a library tour.