Open Book - 20/06/2010

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Mariella Frostrup talks to Allison Pearson, the columnist and author whose fiction debut I Don't Know How She Does It, about the challenges of juggling parenthood and a career, was a runaway bestseller. She discusses her latest novel I Think I Love You, about a woman who meets the singer David Cassidy, her idol as a teenager. Critic Christopher Ricks offers an appreciation of Samuel Beckett's fiction. And James Robertson explains why he's translated A A Milne's much-loved children's classic The House at Pooh Corner into Scots. Producer: Aasiya Lodhi.