Monday 25th February
Mark Lawson talks to British crime writer Tom Rob Smith, whose novel Child 44 has been hyped as Gorky Park for the 21st century in its portrayal of a Russian policeman searching for a child serial killer in modern Moscow.
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith is published by Simon and Schuster.
Thursday 28th February
Alexander McCall Smith
The creator of the bestselling Number 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Alexander McCall Smith joins John Wilson to talk about the latest adventures of Botswana's 'foremost solver of problems', Precious Ramotswe, and to discuss a new adaptation of the novels, directed by Anthony Minghella.
The Miracle at Speedy Motors, by Alexander McCall Smith, is out in March.
The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency will be shown on BBC1 at Easter.
Friday, February 29, 2008
Radio 4 - the Smiths: Tom Rob and Alexander McCall
On Radio 4's Front Row this week, a couple of crime fiction highlights which you can listen to online for a few more days by clicking on the dates below: