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Talk The Novels That Shaped Our World

The Novels That Shaped Our World

© BBC - Photograph by David Emery

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Genre: Event with live subtitles

Synopsis

With Stig Abell, Syima Aslam, Juno Dawson, Mariella Frostrup, Alexander McCall Smith, Kit de Waal and Jo Whiley

To mark the 300th anniversary of Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, a panel of writers, journalists and thinkers have selected 100 novels that have shaped their world. Chaired by BBC Radio 2’s Jo Whiley, writers Alexander McCall Smith, Kit de Waal and Juno Dawson along with broadcaster Mariella Frostrup, editor of the TLS Stig Abell and Bradford Literature Festival Director Syima Aslam reveal their choices.

Image: BBC The Novels That Shaped our World panel, photograph by David Emery

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Fri 8 Nov 2019, 1:00pm

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The British Library
London

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