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.
28 September 2008
Acclaimed author Paul Auster talks to Misha Glenny about his new book, Man In The Dark
Misha Glenny is at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, where he’s joined by three authors appearing there – the children’s author Mal Peet, first time novelist Isabel Fonseca and comedy producer and writer John Lloyd.
Misha also talks to the American novelist Paul Auster, about his new book Man in the Dark. Auster explains his penchant for fictional games, and reflects on his thirty-four year love affair with a manual typewriter.