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The Essay

BBC Radio 3

Hay Festival 2017, 

For BBC Radio 3’s The Essay leading writers put together their guide to ‘How to write a book’
In this session, translator Daniel Hahn explains how to write a book that’s already been written, academic Sarah Harper ponders how to write a scholarly book that non-scholars want to read and international lawyer Philippe Sands explores how to write a book that involves the secrets of others.

The Essay is broadcast from Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June at 10.45pm on BBC Radio 3

The Essay