Great American Novel
Mariella Frostrup explores American literature with writers Benjamin Markovits and Stephanie Merrit.
Mariella Frostrup explores the idea of the Great American Novel and asks if it's honoured at the expense of contemporary British novels. She's joined by Benjamin Markovits and Stephanie Merrit. Phillip Lewis luxuriates in the writing of William Styron's The Confessions of Nat Turner. Also on the programme, Mariella celebrates the joys and traditions of reading aloud.
The Great American Novel
Stephanie Merrti and Benjamin Markovits explore the idea of the Great American Novel
Philip Lewis discusses the writing of William Styron
The joys of reading aloud
Role Contributor Presenter Mariella Frostrup Interviewed Guest Benjamin Markovits Interviewed Guest Stephanie Merritt Interviewed Guest Philip Lewis