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Liz Carr and Kate Williams

Actor and comedian Liz Carr (Clarissa from Silent Witness) and historian Kate Williams select their favourite books to share with presenter Harriett Gilbert.

Actor Liz Carr who plays Clarissa in Silent Witness chooses First In The World Somewhere, Penny Pepper's powerful memoir of growing up in the 1970s and 80s as a disabled punk activist. Kate Williams, the historian and writer has picked the memoirs of an 11th century Japanese lady-in-waiting Diary of Lady Murasaki. Visitation by Jenny Erpenbeck a German novel set in a forest on Lake Brandenburg and described as 'unsettling' is Harriett's choice.

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