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    "Some Luck" by Jane Smiley

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley talks about her new novel “Some Luck” (published by Mantle)


    "Time and Time Again" by Ben Elton

    Ben Elton talks about his new novel “Time and Time Again”, the story of an soldier/adventurer who tries to change history by preventing World War I from ever happening (published by Bantam Press)


    Great Reads: "The Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys

    Louisa Cameron explains her choice of “The Wide Sargasso Sea” by Jean Rhys, the back story of Mrs Rochester from Charlotte Bronte’s ‘Jane Eyre’ (published by Penguin Classics)   


    Graphic novels by Jacques Tardi

    John Byrne on two World War I graphic novels by Jacques Tardi - "It Was The War Of The Trenches" and  “Goddam This War” which have both been re-issued in this centenary year (published by Fantagraphics)

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    Rachel Joyce, author

    Rachel Joyce talks about her novel “The Love Song Of Miss Queenie Hennessy” (published by Doubleday)


    New book from tv series "QI"

    Television producer John Lloyd and head of QI research John Mitchenson talk about their latest book “1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways”  (published by Faber & Faber)


    Marlon James, author

    Marlon James, author of “A Brief History Of Seven Killings”, inspired by the real-life attempted assassination of Bob Marley in Jamaica in 1976 (published by One World)

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