Harriett Gilbert is joined by authors Kamila Shamsie and Jeffrey Archer
Open Book: Fiction following the Armistice; Beowulf reimagined; James Daunt
Exploring literary responses to the Great War in the immediate aftermath of the Armistice. The University of Leicester's Victoria Stewart, and biographer Jean Moorcroft Wilson, discuss the ways that fiction reflected the horror of war in the decade after 1918.
Novelist Richard T. Kelly considers the pitfalls of including real people in works of fiction.
Bestselling novelist Maria Dahvana Headley explains why Beowulf felt like the appropriate framework through which to explore race, class and violence in contemporary America.
And Managing Director of Waterstones James Daunt helps Open Book to launch a new series looking at the challenges of making bookselling pay.
Katie Derham and Matt Haig
Katie Derham and Matt Haig talk about their favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
Sindhu Vee and Phil Wang
Harriett Gilbert talks favourite books with guests, comedians Sindhu Vee and Phil Wang.
Open Book: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah and Minette Walters
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah on his short story debut, Friday Black and Minette Walters