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Michael Ondaatje, Nell Dunn

Michael Ondaatje talks about his new novel, Warlight, set in postwar London. Mariella Frostrup talks to Nell Dunn about the re-issue of her groundbreaking book Talking to Women.

Man Booker winning author of The English Patient, Michael Ondaatje talks about his new novel Warlight set in postwar London.
Mariella Frostrup also talks to Nell Dunn about the re-issue of her ground breaking 1965 book Talking to Women.
Novelist Damian Dibben, author of the children's series The History Keepers and new novel Tomorrow, explains why Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the book he'd never lend.
And we pay tribute to Croatian writer Daša Drndić who died last week. Katharina Bielenberg, from her English publisher Maclehose, explains what drove Drndić to write.

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • Michael Ondaatje

    Duration: 08:47

  • Damian Dibben on The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt - the book he'd never lend

    Duration: 03:37

  • Nell Dunn and Jennifer Hodgson on Dunn's book 'Talking to Women'

    Duration: 08:22

  • A literary postcard from Croatia by Dasa Drndic

    Duration: 06:21

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest Michael Ondaatje
Interviewed Guest Nell Dunn
Interviewed Guest Damian Dibben
Interviewed Guest Katharina Bielenberg

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