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Leila Aboulela

Mariella Frostrup talks to novelist Leila Aboulela and comedian and author Helen Lederer considers the secret of writing a funny book, and reveals the titles that make her laugh out loud.

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Thu 20 Aug 2015 15:30


  • Leila Aboulela

    Duration: 12:29

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  • Publishing Scotland

    Duration: 04:29

  • Helen Lederer

    Duration: 04:43

Read the opening chapter of The Kindness of Enemies by Leila Aboulela


Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Leila Aboulela
Interviewed Guest Helen Lederer


  • Sun 16 Aug 2015 16:00
  • Thu 20 Aug 2015 15:30

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