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We feature some truly remarkable women on the show to celebrate International Women's Day this week. Writer, traveller and broadcaster Sara Wheeler is famous for her extraordinary pursuits to the ends of the earth in her International bestseller TERRA ICOGNITA: TRAVELS IN ANTARTICA. Now she's back with O MY AMERICA! which follows the trail of six, brave middle-aged women who fled Britain in the early nineteenth century to make their names in America. Author of THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, Deborah Moggach talks to Clare about her latest book HEARTBREAK HOTEL and we find out what her fascination is with guesthouses. And we review Robert Crawford's new book ON GLASGOW AND EDINBURGH which examines the rivalry between Scotland's two greatest cities.

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Mon 4 Mar 2013 13:15

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