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Tuesday 8 April
Book Club with Eleanor Catton
Eleanor Catton won the 2013 Man Booker Prize for her second novel, The Luminaries, an epic tale set during the 19th century New Zealand goldrush.
In 1866, Walter Moody arrives in the town of Hokitika, hoping to make his fortune. He stumbles across a secret meeting of twelve men, gathered to discuss a series of unsolved crimes... Catton combines intricate plotting with richly textured historical detail to create a clever and gripping mystery. Join her for a discussion of this remarkable novel.
Book Club with Armistead Maupin
In a rare visit to London, Maupin spoke to John Mullan about the very first novel in the much-loved Tales of the City saga.
Book Club with Christos Tsiolkas
For the first Book Club of 2014, Greek-Australian novelist Christos Tsiolkas spoke to John Mullan about his debut novel, The Slap.
Book Club with Amy Tan
Amy Tan joined us for a discussion of her hit debut novel, The Joy Luck Club, where the novel explores the fault lines between two generations and two cultures.
Gary Younge in the UK
Gary Younge toured the UK for two weeks, appearing at a number of events including the Cheltenham Literature Festival, the Belfast Festival and more, talking about the story behind Martin Luther King's legendary 'I have a dream' speech.