A Good Read - 16/02/2010

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Sue MacGregor talks to columnist India Knight and musician Richard Hawley about their favourite books. India's choice is a rollercoaster tale of love and recipes by the screenwriter of When Harry Met Sally, Richard opts for a tale of friendship and freedom set in the sultry surroundings of Monterey, and Sue's selection is a poignant story tracing the plight of a young Chinese girl's struggle during her country's civil war. Books featured in the programme: India's choice: Heartburn by Nora Ephron Publ. Virago Richard's choice: Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck Publ. Penguin Sue's choice: Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah Publ. Penguin.