Edinburgh International Books Festival: Val McDermid talks to Paul Auster and Denise Mina
Val McDermid is at the Edinburgh International Books Festival where she talks to Paul Auster about 4 3 2 1, and to Denise Mina about The Long Drop. Sam Lee performs.
Val McDermid presents a special edition from the Edinburgh International Books Festival.
American author Paul Auster talks about his Man Booker longlisted novel 4 3 2 1, which offers four different versions of the central character's life.
Denise Mina on her first true crime novel, The Long Drop, about one of Scotland's most notorious criminals, Peter Manuel.
Glasgow Student Slam Poetry Champion Catherine Wilson performs a poem written specially for Front Row.
Mike Heron from The Incredible String Band discusses the joint memoir he's written with the Scottish novelist Andrew Greig, You Know What You Could Be.
Folk singer Sam Lee performs The Incredible String Band song, The Circle is Unbroken.
Presenter: Val McDermid
Producer: Timothy Prosser.
Mike Heron and Andrew Greig
Paul AusterPaul Auster
Photo credit: Donata Wenders
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster is available now
Denise MinaDenise Mina
The Long Drop by Denise Mina is available now
Mike Heron and Andrew GreigMike Heron (L) Photo credit: Roland Owsnitzki
Andrew Greig (R) Photo credit: Lesley Glaister
You Know What You Could Be: Tuning into the 1960's is available now
Sam Lee and The Incredible String Band
Role Contributor Presenter Val McDermid Interviewed Guest Paul Auster Interviewed Guest Denise Mina Interviewed Guest Catherine Wilson Interviewed Guest Mike Heron Interviewed Guest Sam Lee Presenter Timothy Prosser