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Ben Smith and Julia Blackburn on Doggerland; Ghana's literary scene; Rosie Price

Writers Ben Smith and Julia Blackburn discuss their books about Doggerland and consider why the now submerged area can tell us about our own climate's destiny.

Writers Ben Smith and Julia Blackburn discuss their books about Doggerland and consider why the now submerged area can tell us about our own climate's destiny.

Novelist Ayesha Harruna Attah reveals the rich and lively book culture that's developing in Ghana's capital city Accra.

In her debut novel, What Red Was, Rosie Price explores how a survivor of sexual assault comes to terms with what happened to her. Rosie talks about how her own experience informed the novel.

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28 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Sun 19 May 2019 16:00
  • Thu 23 May 2019 15:30

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This Week's Book List

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