Open Book: Sarah Perry

BBC Radio 4: Open Book



Sarah Perry: Enlightenment


Sarah Perry talks to Shahidha Bari about her new book, Enlightenment.

Plus authors Rosie Andrews and Bridget Collins on combining history, myth and imagination in their new novels: Rosie’s The Puzzle Wood, and Bridget’s The Silence Factory.

And author Abir Mukherjee on his Book I’d Never Lend – The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri.

Presenter: Shahidha Bari
Producer: Emma Wallace

Book List – Sunday 19 May

Enlightenment by Sarah Perry
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
Melmoth by Sarah Perry
The Silence Factory by Bridget Collins
The Puzzle Wood by Rosie Andrews
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Hunted by Abir Mukherjee