10/04/2011

Mariella Frostrup talks to Orange Prize nominated novelist Jennifer Egan about her book, A Visit from the Goon Squad.

Mariella Frostrup talks to Orange prize nominated novelist Jennifer Egan about her book, A Visit From The Goon Squad. The book takes its inspiration from the writings of Marcel Proust as well as the hit American television series The Sopranos.

Mariella is also joined by writers Hisham Matar and Mirza Waheed to examine how the experience of living in a region with ongoing political conflict translates into fiction.

Plus, children's author Anthony Horowitz and his son Cassian are in the studio to offer literary advice to arguably the most challenging reading group of all - teenage boys.

PRODUCER: AASIYA LODHI.

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Thu 14 Apr 2011 16:00

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