World Book Club

World Book Club

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Bill Bryson: Notes from a Small Island

This month World Book Club discusses Bill Bryson’s hugely acclaimed travelogue Notes from a Small Island with...

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Sjón - Moonstone: The Boy Who Never Was

On this month’s World Book Club, Icelandic literary superstar Sjón will be answering questions from readers...

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Yaa Gyasi: Homegoing

A novel of breathtaking sweep revealing the devastating impact of slavery through history. This month World Book...

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Yiyun Li: The Vagrants

Life or death choices in a bid to survive the horrors of 1970s Communist China This month in the penultimate edition...

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Ali Smith: How to be Both

A fast-moving, passionate, genre-bending work of art that both dazzles and entertains. This month World Book Club...

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Elizabeth Strout: Olive Kitteridge

This month’s World Book Club is the ninth in our series celebrating the greatest women writers at work across...

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Helen Garner: The Spare Room

The Australian writer Helen Garner joins Harriett Gilbert as World Book Club continues its celebration of women...

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Helen Garner: The Spare Room

The Australian writer Helen Garner joins Harriett Gilbert as World Book Club continues its celebration of women...

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Bernardine Evaristo - Girl, Woman, Other

This month, for the seventh World Book Club edition celebrating International Women writers, Harriett Gillbert is...

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Deborah Levy: Hot Milk

This month World Book Club talks to acclaimed British author Deborah Levy about her Man Booker Prize shortlisted...

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Hilary Mantel: Bring Up the Bodies

This month World Book Club marks the recent worldwide publication of The Mirror and The Light by treating you to a...

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World Book Club: Fatima Bhutto

Long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Bhutto’s lyrical debut novel unfolds over the course of one...

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World Book Club: Fatima Bhutto

Long-listed for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, Bhutto’s lyrical debut novel unfolds over the course of one...

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Leïla Slimani - Lullaby

French-Moroccan writer Leïla Slimani joins Harriett Gilbert in the Radio Theatre at the BBC and readers from around...

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Petina Gappah

Harriett Gilbert is joined by Zimbabwean novelist Petina Gappah for this month’s edition of World Book Club,...

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Naomi Alderman - The Power

Naomi Alderman talks about her extraordinary novel The Power which imagines that women suddenly develop an...

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Jenny Erpenbeck - Visitation

This month World Book Club is in Germany marking the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with a programme...

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Bonus episode: A Broken Heart in a Warzone

In an unnamed warzone, two thieves come up with an audacious plan to use bombing raids for their own ends. All is...

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David Nicholls - Us

David Nicholls talks about his internationally successful novel Us. Almost three decades after their improbable...

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Héctor Abad - Oblivion

The Colombian novelist and journalist Héctor Abad discusses his memoir Oblivion, a heart-breaking tribute to his late...

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