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The Book Programme

on BBC Two England

Introduced by Robert Robinson
'... I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags - tried to write this book the way lives are being lived, not the way books are written ' - from a letter by John Steinbeck about The Grapes of Wrath which appears in a new collection Steinbeck: A Life in Letters. His third wife, Elaine Steinbeck , who helped edit the collection, is in the studio.
Also a look at bestsellers in the textbook industry, from Kennedy's Latin Primer to the 56 million copies sold of English textbooks by Ronald Ridout.
Producer PHILIP SPEIGHT
Executive producer WILL WYATT

Contributors

Introduced By:
Robert Robinson
Unknown:
John Steinbeck
Unknown:
Elaine Steinbeck
Unknown:
Ronald Ridout.
Producer:
Philip Speight

BBC Two England

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