A Good Read: Ruby Tandoh and Jake Yapp on favourite books by René Goscinny, Nora Ephron and Ian McEwan
Ruby Tandoh and Jake Yapp on favourite books by René Goscinny, Nora Ephron and Ian McEwan
Harriett Gilbert talks to comedian Jake Yapp, whose condensed satires include Radio 4 in 4 Minutes, and Ruby Tandoh, runner-up in The Great British Bake Off and cookery writer, about their favourite books.
Jake's is Nicholas Again by René Goscinny (author of Asterix) and Jean-Jacques Sempé, translated by Anthea Bell. Ruby loves Nora Ephron's essays I Remember Nothing: and other reflections, written at the end of her life. And Harriett introduces them to On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan, which reminds Jake for some reason of the TV series Lost...
Producer Beth O'Dea.