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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.
Executive producer WILL WYATT


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

BBC Two England

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