Poorna Bell and Tony Law

Poorna Bell and Tony Law join Harriett Gilbert to talk about their favourite books.


Margaret Atwood joins writers calling for urgent action over missing Rwandan poet

More than 100 authors from around the world have written to the Rwandan president about the case of ...

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David Runciman: Magic Beans, Baby

Like Jerry Seinfeld and LeBron James, Obama exemplifies what can be done by super-talented in...

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My favourite book as a kid: Pookie by Ivy Wallace

This series of beautifully illustrated stories about a brave rabbit made Matthew Parris a Tory, he s...

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Henrietta Rose-Innes and Terry Waite

Literary heroes and the book I'd never lend.

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Yvonne Bailey-Smith: ‘I was terrified of giving Zadie my manuscript’

As she joins the family business, the author tells how her career in healthcare and her own early li...

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Dreaming in a Nightmare by Jeremiah Emmanuel review – rousing testimony

A young activist’s account of growing up as a black teenager in a tough area of London is full of i...

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