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Daniel Mason, Pride and Prejudice, Bob Geldof

Mariella Frostrup talks to psychiatrist-turned-author Daniel Mason about his highly anticipated short story collection, A Registry Of My Passage On Earth.

Mariella Frostrup talks to psychiatrist-turned-author Daniel Mason about his highly anticipated short story collection, A Registry Of My Passage On Earth.

Continuing Open Book's series of introductions to classic school texts, Sarah Churchwell revisits Pride and Prejudice through the prism of first impressions.

And Bob Geldof makes the case for literary lyrics, with a new book of songs written during his time with the Boomtown Rats and as a solo artist.

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28 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Sun 24 May 2020 16:00
  • Thursday 15:30

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This Week's Book List

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