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Disobedience - Naomi Alderman

Naomi Alderman, listed as one of Granta's Best Young Novelists 2013, responds to readers' questions about her debut novel Disobedience. With James Naughtie.

With James Naughtie.

Naomi Alderman, listed as one of Granta's Best Young Novelists 2013, responds to readers' questions about her first novel Disobedience.

Alderman, herself a product of London's Jewish community, tells the story of Ronit, a young woman who's escaped her Orthodox upbringing for independence in New York. Ronit is forced to face her past when she returns home after her father, a pre-eminent Rabbi, dies. Disobedience won the 2006 Orange Award for New Writers.

Producer: Dymphna Flynn

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28 minutes

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Thu 6 Mar 2014 15:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter James Naughtie
Interviewed Guest Paul Theroux
Producer Dymphna Flynn

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  • Sun 2 Mar 2014 16:00
  • Thu 6 Mar 2014 15:30

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