The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
Sat 3 Jul 2021
Australian author Jane Harper talks about her internationally garlanded thriller The Dry.
Sat 5 Jun 2021
Manu Joseph discusses Serious Men, a satirical portrait of contemporary Indian society
Sat 1 May 2021
Award-winning murder mystery set in rural Quebec from Canada’s queen of crime-writing
Sat 3 Apr 2021
A mesmerizing tale of the beauty and harshness of a lonely life in the mountains
Sun 7 Mar 2021
Tsitsi Dangarembga talks about her coming-of-age novel Nervous Conditions
Sun 7 Feb 2021
Amusing and affectionate portrait of the island nation Bill Bryson proudly calls home
Sun 3 Jan 2021
Sjón answers questions from readers about his novel Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was.
Sun 6 Dec 2020
We discuss the prize-winning novel Homegoing with its acclaimed Ghanaian author Yaa Gyasi
Sun 8 Nov 2020
We talk to acclaimed Chinese author Yiyun Li about her harrowing debut novel The Vagrants
Sat 3 Oct 2020
We discuss the novel How to Be Both with its acclaimed British author Ali Smith
Sat 5 Sep 2020
Harriett Gilbert talks to the world-renowned American author Elizabeth Strout
Sat 1 Aug 2020
Friendship, caring, nursing and anger in a short, fierce novel from Australia
Sat 4 Jul 2020
A novel that offers an unforgettable insight into life in today’s multi-cultural Britain
Sat 6 Jun 2020
A hypnotic tale of female sexuality set with the lush backdrop of southern Spain
Sat 2 May 2020
The rise and fall of Cromwell, the most powerful minister in the court of King Henry VIII
Sat 4 Apr 2020
Five young Pakistani men and women try to live and love in a world on fire
Sun 8 Mar 2020
An acclaimed French thriller which probes at the fault lines of gender, class and race
Sun 2 Feb 2020
A Zimbabwean woman charged with murdering her adoptive father awaits her execution
Sun 5 Jan 2020
A speculative fiction imagining women and a new ‘power’ helps them take over the world
Sun 8 Dec 2019
The horrors of twentieth century Germany filtered through the beauty of one house
Sun 3 Nov 2019
David Nicholls talks about his internationally successful novel 'Us'.
Sun 6 Oct 2019
A tribute to the author's father who was murdered by Columbian paramilitaries in 1987
Sun 8 Sep 2019
Ann Cleeves discusses her novel Raven Black with Harriett Gilbert and the WBC audience
Sun 4 Aug 2019
Acclaimed Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma talks about his novel The Fishermen
Sun 7 Jul 2019
Another chance to hear Andrea Levy talking about her prize-winning novel Small Island.
Sun 2 Jun 2019
Award-winning writer Siri Hustvedt discusses her novel What I Loved with the WBC audience.
Sun 5 May 2019
Donna Leon discusses her celebrated novel Death at La Fenice.
Sun 7 Apr 2019
British author Tessa Hadley talks to Harriett Gilbert about her award-winning novel.
Sat 9 Mar 2019
A special edition from Nairobi University's bustling bookshop, where Ngugi was a director.
Sun 3 Feb 2019
JoJo Moyes discusses her wildly popular novel Me Before You
In August Maylis de Kerangal will be talking about her novel Mend the Living.
Favourite episodes of World Book Club, featuring Maya Angelou and Henning Mankell.
Henning Mankel, Patrica Cornwell, Jo Nesbo: stars of the genre discuss their craft.
From the tulip fields of 17th Century Amsterdam to the trenches of World War One.
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