Presented by Mariella Frostrup. Author Yaa Gyasi talks to Mariella about her debut novel Homegoing, a tale of two sisters with strikingly different destinies.
Yaa Gyasi's debut novel Homegoing is already one of the most talked about debuts of 2017. She joins Mariella Frostrup to talk about this tale of two sisters with strikingly different destinies - one sold into slavery, the other a slave trader's wife - and the way their lives reverberate through the generations.
We open the doors to our Reading Clinic with the writer of King Arthur Kevin Crossley-Holland, who chooses his favourite books on the legendary figure of Merlin.
Award winning novelist AL Kennedy talks about her first book for children, Uncle Shawn and Bill and the Almost Entirely Unplanned Adventure and we have our monthly recommendation from inside the publishing industry.
Reading Clinic: Kevin Crossley-Holland recommends books on Merlin
A L Kennedy
Editor's Picks: Frankie Gray discusses The Doll Funeral by Kate Hamer
Read the first chapter of Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Role Contributor Presenter Mariella Frostrup Interviewed Guest Yaa Gyasi Interviewed Guest Kevin Crossley-Holland Interviewed Guest AL Kennedy