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13/03/2011

Mariella Frostrup talks to Justin Cartwright about his new book, Other People's Money.

Mariella Frostrup talks to the novelist Justin Cartwright about his new book, Other People's Money, inspired by the financial crisis and centred round a three hundred year old private bank.

She also speaks to the acclaimed actress Juliet Stevenson about her unabridged reading of George Eliot's Middlemarch.

Plus, American writer Jessica Francis Kane discusses why she chose a very British tragedy - the Bethnal Green disaster of 1943, in which a hundred and seventy three people died taking shelter in the underground station - as the subject for a fictional book.

PRODUCER: SALLY SPURRING.

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