Fay Weldon and Hans-Ulrich Obrist
Author Fay Weldon and Serpentine Galleries curator Hans-Ulrich Obrist talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert.
Author Fay Weldon and Serpentine Galleries curator Hans Ulrich Obrist talk about books they love with Harriett Gilbert.
Fay Weldon's pick, Vauxhall by Gabriel Gbadamosi, is a poetic portrait of a 1970's childhood - a young boy finding his way among crumbling houses, racial tension, tramps, gypsies and family rows.
Sitt Marie Rose by Etel Adnan, chosen by Hans Ulrich Obrist, is a woman's personal response to the civil war in the Lebanon: kidnap, murder and betrayal as a country unravels.
And Harriett Gilbert takes us to Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island - a rollocking adventure read by all three as children, but have Long John Silver and Jim Hawkins lost their appeal as the decades have passed?
BOOKS FEATURED IN THIS BROADCAST
Sitt Marie Rose by Etel Adnan
Publisher: Post Apollo Press
Vauxhall by Gabriel Gbadamosi
Publisher: Telegram Books
Treasure Island by R L Stevenson
|Interviewed Guest||Fay Weldon|
|Interviewed Guest||Hans Ulrich Obrist|
- Tue 17 Jun 2014 16:30
- Fri 20 Jun 2014 23:00