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Radio 4 Reading List

08/11/2010

Bringing you the critical reaction to books mentioned on Radio 4. Click on the title to read the Omnivore’s review roundup.

Today

Zero Sum World by Gideon Rachman (Omnivore roundup to come; read the FT review here)

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Start the Week

Claude Lévi-Strauss: the Poet in the Laboratory by Patrick Wilcken

Amexica: War Along the Borderline by Ed Vulliamy

Fool’s Gold by Gillian Tett

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Craig Brown’s Lost Diaries

The Lost Diaries by Craig Brown

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Archive on Four: Our Obsession with Weather

Presented by Iain Sinclair, whose last book was Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire

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Book at Bedtime

Troubles by JG Farrell

Sadly no Omnivore roundup, as our database currently only goes back to 2008. In the meantime, you can read the Guardian’s piece on the winner of the Lost Booker Prize

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Access earlier editions of The Omnivore’s Radio 4 Reading List by clicking on this link

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