on Monday's show...."Mothers: An Essay On Love and Cruelty" by Jacqueline Rose reviewed, Javier Cercas, author of "The Blind Spot: An Essay on The Novel" and director Richard Eyre and actor Jim Carter bring "King Lear" to television
British film director Richard Curtis's new film About Love staring Domhnall Gleeson is out this week. Curtis is the man who has populated our screens with the posh, the love-lorn and the bumbling. Joe Griffin joins me now with a look at the life and incredible career of Richard Curtis.
Biographies and autobiographies are staples of the best seller list. We asked Simon Maher to give us his pick of the ones to look out for....and perhaps give us an insight into why we love reading about other people's lives.