Talking Books

Talking Books

The UK's bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their new works, their ideas and being an author in the 21st century.

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Jhumpa Lahiri

Talking Books: Jhumpa Lahiri

In this Man Booker special, Razia Iqbal interviews nomiated author Jhumpa Lahiri.

Khaled Hosseini

Talking Books: Khaled Hosseini

Khaled Hosseini talks to Razia Iqbal about how he feels compelled to tell stories.

Toni Morrison

Talking Books: Toni Morrison

As a highlight of the Hay Festival, Razia Iqbal interviews Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.

Karl Ove Knausgaard

Talking Books: Karl Ove Knausgaard

Razia Iqbal interviews Karl Ove Knausgaard at the Hay Festival.

Jung Chang

Talking Books: Jung Chang

Razia Iqbal interviews Jung Chang about her latest work.

Marlon James

Talking Books: Marlon James

Martha Kearney talks to Jamaican-born author Marlon James at the 2016 Hay Festival.

Tahmima Anam

Talking Books: Tahmima Anam

George Alagiah talks to Tahmima Anam about The Bones of Grace.

Peter Carey

Talking Books: Peter Carey

From Hay Festival 2016, Talking Books' Martha Kearney talks to author Peter Carey.

Lionel Shriver

Talking Books: Lionel Shriver

In a special Talking Books from Hay Festival, George Alagiah talks to Lionel Shriver.

PJ O'Rourke

Talking Books: PJ O'Rourke

Gavin Esler is in conversation with political satirist PJ O'Rourke.

Ahdaf Soueif

Talking Books: Ahdaf Soueif

George Alagiah meets renowned writer and political commentator Ahdaf Soueif at Hay.

Tim Winton

Talking Books: Tim Winton

Rebecca Jones meets Tim Winton, author of novels Dirt Music, Riders and Cloudstreet.

Sebastian Barry

Talking Books: Sebastian Barry

Rebecca Jones meets Sebastian Barry at Hay Festival.

Elizabeth Strout

Talking Books: Elizabeth Strout

Elizabeth Strout is in conversation with George Alagiah at Hay Festival.

Roddy Doyle

Talking Books: Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle is in conversation with Rebecca Jones at Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Preeti Shenoy

Talking Books: Preeti Shenoy

India's top-selling female author, Preeti Shenoy, meets Rebecca Jones.

Series 2

Series 2

The UK's bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their work.



Bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their work.

Series 3

Series 3

The UK's bestselling and critically acclaimed authors discuss their work.