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20060407

1/13.

Richard Holloway returns with a sparkling new series.

He's joined by acclaimed children's writer Anthony Horowitz, who chats about the next book in The Power of Five series.

20060408

1/13.

Richard Holloway returns with a sparkling new series.

He's joined by acclaimed children's writer Anthony Horowitz, who chats about the next book in The Power of Five series.

20060414

Richard Holloway with Radio Scotland's book show.

He talks to Mary Louden about her latest book and discusses a new collection of short stories inspired by the little black dress.

20060415

Richard Holloway with Radio Scotland's book show.

He talks to Mary Loudon about her latest book and discusses a new collection of short stories inspired by the little black dress.

20060421

3/13.

Richard Holloway is in Aberdeenshire with the Turrif Library Reading group and local author Stuart MacBride as they discuss Stuart's latest gruesome crime thriller Dying Light.

20060428

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Guest Carmen Callil discusses her new book, the true story of French Nazi collaborator and conman Louis Darquier.

20060429

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Guest Carmen Callil discusses her new book, the true story of French Nazi collaborator and conman Louis Darquier.

20060505

5/13.

Richard Holloway talks to Christopher Brookmyre about his latest work, a hilarious trip back to the classroom with a murder mystery twist.

20060506

5/13.

Richard Holloway talks to Christopher Brookmyre about his latest work, a hilarious trip back to the classroom with a murder mystery twist.

20060512

6/13.

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Val McDermid talks about a new series of books for adults who come late to reading.

20060513

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Val McDermid talks about a new series of books for adults who come late to reading.

20060519

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Richard Holloway and a local book group talk to Alexander Mccall Smith about The No.

1 Ladies Detective Agency.

20060520

Richard Holloway with the latest from the world of books.

Richard Holloway and a local book group talk to Alexander Mccall Smith about The No.

1 Ladies Detective Agency.

20060602

9/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers.

Richard Holloway talks to author James Robertson about his latest novel, a tale of standing stones and a meeting with the devil.

20060603

9/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers.

Richard Holloway talks to author James Robertson about his latest novel, a tale of standing stones and a meeting with the devil.

20060609

Thomas Keneally, author of Schindler's List, joins Richard Holloway to talk about his latest epic work, the story of the founding of Australia.

20060610

Thomas Keneally, author of Schindler's List, joins Richard Holloway to talk about his latest epic work, the story of the founding of Australia.

20060623

The latest from the world of books and writers.

Richard Holloway talks to poet and novelist Jackie Kay about her new collection of short stories.

20060624

Muriel Gray delves into fresh new writing and talks to the country's top authors.

20060908

1/13.

Best selling author Bill Bryson chats about his most personal book to date, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and actor and comedian Alexi Sayle discusses his sinister and satirical novel, The Weeping Women Hotel.

With special guest presenter Edi Stark

20060915

2/13.

Fiction heavy-weight Fay Weldon and celebrated journalist Joan Bakewell find out what makes women happy when they team up to discuss their latest books.

20060916

2/13.

Fiction heavy-weight Fay Weldon and celebrated journalist Joan Bakewell find out what makes women happy when they team up to discuss their latest books.

20060922

3/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

He and the Gallowhill Library Book Club discuss the novel Buddah Da with the author, Glaswegian Anne Donovan

20060929

5/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Sandi Toksvig explains the comedy of errors in the Cumbrian Hills that became her latest novel.

20060930

4/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Sandi Toksvig explains the comedy of errors in the Cumbrian Hills that became her latest novel.

20061006

5/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Gaelic poet and novelist Angus Peter Campbell discusses his fictional tales Invisible Islands.

20061007

5/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Gaelic poet and novelist Angus Peter Campbell discusses his fictional tales Invisible Islands.

20061013

6/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Writer and historian William Dalrymple discusses his new book, The Last Mughal.

20061014

6/13.

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

Writer and historian William Dalrymple discusses his new book, The Last Mughal.

20061021

6/13.

Richard Holloway presents a special programme on Africa.

He's joined by psychologist, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, who talks about her prison interviews with Eugene de Kock, the commanding officer of state death squads under apartheid.

Also, South African author, Christopher Hope, discusses his epic work of fiction which dissects 20th century Africa, My Mother's Lovers.

20061027

8/13.

Richard Holloway and author Christopher Rush discuss the classic novel Kidnapped while in Robert Louis Stevenson's old house.

20061104

9/13.

Richard Holloway talks to Billy Bragg about his first book, The Progressive Patriot.

Customarily outspoken about politics, Billy's book is part polemic and part autobiography.

20061110

10/13.

Julie Walters discusses her dark and funny novel about a woman on the edge of a breakdown, and explains to Richard Holloway why it took her 10 years to write.

20061124

12/13.

Richard Holloway joins a book group at Ferryhill Community Centre in Aberdeen where award winning author Alan Spence discusses his novel The Pure Land.

0120060909

Best selling author Bill Bryson chats about his most personal book to date, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and actor and comedian Alexi Sayle discusses his sinister and satirical novel, The Weeping Women Hotel.

With special guest presenter Edi Stark

0320060422

Richard Holloway is in Aberdeenshire with the Turrif Library Reading group and local author Stuart MacBride as they discuss Stuart's latest gruesome crime thriller Dying Light.

0320060923

The latest from the world of books and writers with Richard Holloway.

He and the Gallowhill Library Book Club discuss the novel Buddah Da with the author, Glaswegian Anne Donovan

0620061020

Richard Holloway presents a special programme on Africa.

He's joined by psychologist, Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, who talks about her prison interviews with Eugene de Kock, the commanding officer of state death squads under apartheid.

Also, South African author, Christopher Hope, discusses his epic work of fiction which dissects 20th century Africa, My Mother's Lovers.

0820060526

Joining Richard Holloway this week is the enfant terrible of Scottish literature, Alan Warner, with a tale of a playboy's charmed life devastated by unexpected news.

0820060527

Joining Richard Holloway this week is the enfant terrible of Scottish literature, Alan Warner, with a tale of a playboy's charmed life devastated by unexpected news.

0820061028

Richard Holloway and author Christopher Rush discuss the classic novel Kidnapped while in Robert Louis Stevenson's old house.

0920061103

Richard Holloway talks to Billy Bragg about his first book, The Progressive Patriot.

Customarily outspoken about politics, Billy's book is part polemic and part autobiography.

1020061111

Julie Walters discusses her dark and funny novel about a woman on the edge of a breakdown, and explains to Richard Holloway why it took her 10 years to write.

1120060616

Richard Holloway joins The Selkirk Library Book Group as they chat to author Alice Greenway about her haunting first novel White Ghost Girls.

1120060617

Richard Holloway joins The Selkirk Library Book Group as they chat to author Alice Greenway about her haunting first novel White Ghost Girls.

1120061118

Magnus Magnusson joins Richard Holloway to discuss Fakers, Forgers and Phoneys, his essential guide to the most ingenious art and literary forgeries and hoaxes in the world.

1220061125

Richard Holloway joins a book group at Ferryhill Community Centre in Aberdeen where award winning author Alan Spence discusses his novel The Pure Land.

13 LAST20060630

Richard Holloway discusses The Dangerous Book for Boys, a compendium of information for boys aged eight to 80.

13 LAST20060701

The latest from the world of books and writers.

Richard Holloway discusses The Dangerous Book for Boys, a compendium of information for boys aged eight to 80.

13 LAST20061201

Ben Elton joins Richard Holloway to discuss his comic novel, Chart Throb.

Plus news of who children across Scotland have voted for in the Scottish Children's Book Awards.

13 LAST20061202

Ben Elton joins Richard Holloway to discuss his comic novel, Chart Throb.

Plus news of who children across Scotland have voted for in the Scottish Children's Book Awards.

202B01Pride And Prejudice20020606

Series about four major books and their impact on people's lives.

1: `Pride and Prejudice'.

Fay Weldon, P D James and Claire Tomalin discuss Jane Austen's masterpiece.

202B02The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe20020613

Series about four major books and their impact on people's lives.

2: `The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'.

Francis Spufford and Walter Hooper discuss C S Lewis's classic.

202B03Charles Dickens20020620

Series about four major books and their impact on people's lives.

3: `Charles Dickens' Great Expectations'.

With readings by Simon Chandler.

202B04 LASTWuthering Heights20020627

Series about four major books and their impact on people's lives.

4: Emily Bronte's `Wuthering Heights'.