Mark Knopfler for BBC Radio 4 explains how he chose his five favorite books

Mark Knopfler for BBC Radio 4 explains how he chose his five favorite books

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Mark Knopfler for BBC Radio 4

Armistead Maupin last wrote about Michael Tolliver, one of the ensemble cast of the bestselling Tales of the City books, in 1990, when Michael – or Mouse – was diagnosed HIV positive. Armistead joins Mariella to talk about his new book, Michael Tolliver Lives, and how it felt to return to characters loved by so many readers.

Dire Straits musician Mark Knopfler for BBC Radio 4 explains how he chose his five favorite books and how they have influenced him.

Do children’s books make good reading for adults? Are children’s books just for children? Or do they make stimulating and challenging reading for adults as well Following our discussion about Harry Potter, a number of listeners emailed in on the subject. Michael Rosen and Mariella talk about books that can be enjoyed by everyone.

The whole interview you can listen now here.

 

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