The band's lead singer, Ray Davies, has just published his memoirs, Americana, and a new biography, God Save The Kinks, looks at the band's legacy. Tony Clayton-Lea has been reading them for us.
Yvonne Nolan reviews the new novel by Christopher Nicholson.
Winter is the third novel from Costa Prize-nominated author Christopher Nicholson. It tells the story of the writer Thomas Hardy’s infatuation with a young actress in the final years of his life. This is a fictionalised story about Thomas Hardy but it’s based on a true story.
Sinead Gleeson with the latest paperbacks including Longbourn by Jo Baker, Claire Messud's The Woman Upstairs, A Permanent Member of the Family by Russell Banks, Dalkey Archives Best European Fiction Anthology, How to Be A Heroine - or What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis, How to read a Novelist by John Freeman, Janet Malcolm - Forty-One False Starts - Essays on Artists and Writers and Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital by Lloyd Bradley.
Presenter: Seán Rocks