Our lives are filled with mostly ordinary days, but if you look hard enough there is plenty of drama going on even under the most placid exterior. David Nicholls follows two young people through 20 years of good and bad days in his book – which you may have seen at the movies – One Day.
Next, Maggie Linton talks with Andrew Scott Cooper about how we got into the fix we find ourselves in today and his new book, The Oil Kings.
And a chat with an exciting new novelist, Laina Taylor and her book Daughter of Smoke and Bone.
But first, Maggie has the top-ten Science and Technology downloads from audible.com. [Original Broadcast Date: October 18, 2011]
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