World Book Club

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The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.

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This month a special edition of BBC World Book Club coming from Nairobi in Kenya. Lawrence Pollard talks to celebrated Kenyan writer Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o in the company of an enthusiastic audience of readers and students who have gathered in the bustling bookshop of Nairobi University where Ngugi was once a director. We’re discussing Ngũgĩ's landmark novel A Grain of Wheat, set in the wake of the Ma…
This month we’re talking to bestselling British writer JoJo Moyes about her wildly popular novel Me Before You. Lou is a small town girl in need of a job. Will is a successful high-powered city trader who becomes wheelchair bound following an accident and decides he doesn’t want to go on living. And then Lou is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds apart and trapped together by …
World Book Club talks to one of the world’s leading thriller writers, British-born Lee Child. Killing Floor is the first book in the internationally popular Jack Reacher series and presents the all-action hero for the first time, as the tough ex-military cop of no fixed abode: a righter of wrongs, and not a man to mess with. Early one morning Reacher jumps off a bus in the middle of nowhere an…

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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 10th, 2002
Latest Episode
Mar 5th, 2019
Release Period
Monthly
No. of Episodes
192
Avg. Episode Length
42 minutes

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