Talking Books - Season 2010

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  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Episode 4
    10/20/10
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    Razia Iqbal talks to Sir Salman Rushdie about his new book 'Luka and The Fire of Life'. The book is a fairy tale written for his second son but Rushdie is best known for the novel 'Midnight's Children' and the hugely controversial 'Satanic Verses'.
  • Andrea Levy
    Andrea Levy
    Episode 3
    11/24/10
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    Andrea Levy's Small Island was an international best seller. Razia Iqbal talks to her about the pressures of writing another book after such success and her continued desire to chronicle the complex links between the Caribbean and the UK.
  • Colm Toibin
    Colm Toibin
    Episode 2
    12/1/10
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    Colm Toibin's most recent novel, Brooklyn, was a bestseller, winning the Costa Book award in 2009. Razia Iqbal talks to him about his writing style and the influence of the great Irish writers of the past.