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Junot Diaz: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Dominican-American writer Junot Diaz on his novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Celeste Ng discusses her bestsellling novel Everything I Never Told You
Sarah Waters: Tipping the Velvet
Harriett Gilbert talks to British writer Sarah Waters about her novel, Tipping the Velvet
Amy Bloom: Away
Writer Amy Bloom's novel, Away, is a searing tale of migration, exile, and motherhood
Anuradha Roy: An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Indian writer Anuradha Roy discusses her much-loved novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing
Hilary Mantel: Bring Up the Bodies
World Book Club discusses Bring Up the Bodies with Man Booker prize-winner Hilary Mantel
James Ellroy - American Tabloid
American Tabloid exposes the underbelly of a country on the brink of Kennedy's golden age
Kate Atkinson: Life After Life
Kate Atkinson discusses her celebrated novel Life After Life
Lijia Zhang: Lotus
In Beijing discussing Lotus, about a migrant worker who ends up a prostitute in Shenzen
Chan Koonchung - The Fat Years
Chan Koonchung joins the World Book Club to discuss his dystopian novel The Fat Years
Lee Child - Killing Floor
Leading thriller writer Lee Child discusses Killing Floor and its hero Jack Reacher
JoJo Moyes - Me Before You
JoJo Moyes discusses her wildly popular novel Me Before You
Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o - A Grain of Wheat
A special edition from Nairobi University's bustling bookshop, where Ngugi was a director.
Donna Leon - Death at La Fenice
Donna Leon discusses her celebrated novel Death at La Fenice.
Siri Hustvedt - What I Loved
Award-winning writer Siri Hustvedt discusses her novel What I Loved with the WBC audience.
Another chance to hear Andrea Levy talking about her prize-winning novel Small Island.
Chigozie Obioma - The Fishermen
Acclaimed Nigerian writer Chigozie Obioma talks about his novel The Fishermen
Ann Cleeves - Raven Black
Ann Cleeves discusses her novel Raven Black with Harriett Gilbert and the WBC audience
Héctor Abad - Oblivion
A tribute to the author's father who was murdered by Columbian paramilitaries in 1987
Emma Donoghue, Spy Fiction, Harper Lee's Unpublished Novel
Emma Donoghue discusses her new novel Akin, plus a discussion of the best fiction spies
Roger McGough is joined by Manchester poet Mike Garry
Four Seasons: Autumn Poems old and new read by actors and poets to mark the turning year.
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
The best of BBC Radio this week with broadcaster Sheila McClennon.