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Writers Speak

The BBC and the British Library release two new albums of writers speaking.

The BBC and British Library Sound Archive have released two new albums American Writers and British Writers in which can be found authors expounding upon a variety of different subjects, such as Joe Orton on the brevity of a playwright's career; the only recordings made of Virginia Woolf and spiritualist Arthur Conan Doyle; Graham Greene on his childhood games of Russian roulette and Raymond Chandler interviewed by Ian Fleming amongst others.