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Andi Osho, Toby Young

Comedian Andi Osho and journalist Toby Young talk about their favourite books. Presented by Sian Williams.

Comedian Andi Osho nominates Stewart Lee's autobiography How I Escaped My Certain Fate, which deconstructs the art of stand-up comedy. Journalist Toby Young talks about his love of Kingsley Amis' classic tale of campus life, Lucky Jim, and Sian Williams chairs the discussion with her choice, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, set in 1960s Mississippi.

Producer Beatrice Fenton.

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