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Jane Smiley

Best-selling American author Jane Smiley discusses A Thousand Acres, her ambitious re-imagining of Shakespeare's King Lear transposed onto an Iowan farmstead, which won the Pulitzer Prize.

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27 minutes

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves

In August Ann Cleeves will be talking about her novel Raven Black on World Book Club

Ten Amazing Interviews

Ten Amazing Interviews

Favourite episodes of World Book Club, featuring Maya Angelou and Henning Mankell.

Crime Fiction

Crime Fiction

Henning Mankel, Patrica Cornwell, Jo Nesbo: stars of the genre discuss their craft.

Tales from History

Tales from History

From the tulip fields of 17th Century Amsterdam to the trenches of World War One.

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