A Complete List of Backlisted Episodes
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  1. A Month in the Country - J.L. Carr (with Lissa Evans)

  2. Good Morning, Midnight - Jean Rhys (with Linda Grant)

  3. It Had to Be You - David Nobbs (with Jonathan Coe)

  4. The Blessing - Nancy Mitford (with Laura Thompson)

  5. Christie Malry's Own Double Entry - B.S. Johnson (with David Quantick)

  6. Passing - Nella Larsen (with Sarah Churchwell)

  7. The Great Fire - Shirley Hazzard (with Alice Jolly)

  8. Lolly Willowes - Sylvia Townsend Warner (with Samantha Ellis)

  9. The Information - Martin Amis (with John Niven)

  10. The High Window - Raymond Chandler (with Andrew Male)

  11. All the Devils Are Here - David Seabrook (with Rachel Cooke)

  12. Darkness Falls from the Air - Nigel Balchin (with Rowan Pelling)

  13. Bert Fegg's Nasty Book for Boys and Girls - Terry Jones and Michael Palin (with Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris)

  14. The Vet's Daughter - Barbara Comyns (with Lucy Scholes)

  15. The Riddle of the Sands - Erskine Childers (with Lloyd Shepherd)

  16. Letters from a Fainthearted Feminist - Jill Tweedy (with Alex Clark)

  17. Maiden Voyage - Denton Welch (with Richard King)

  18. Last Exit to Brooklyn - Hubert Selby Jr (with Salena Godden)

  19. The Crack Up - F. Scott Fitzgerald (with Jesse Armstrong)

  20. Absolute Beginners - Colin MacInnes (with Jonathon Green)

  21. Summer Reading Special - What We Read On Our Holidays

  22. The Animal Family - Randall Jarrell (with Erica Wagner)

  23. The Holiday - Stevie Smith (with Sally Bayley)

  24. Cold Hand in Mine - Robert Aickman (with Andrew Male)

  25. Cocaine Nights - J.G. Ballard (with Rob Bound)

  26. So Long, See You Tomorrow - William Maxwell (with Kit de Waal)

  27. A Long Way from Verona - Jane Gardam (with Laura Cumming & Hilary Murray Hill)

  28. A State of Denmark - Derek Raymond (with Travis Elborough)

  29. Memento Mori - Muriel Spark (with John Grindrod)

  30. Venetia - Georgette Heyer (with Cathy Rentzenbrink & Una McCormack)

  31. Red Shift - Alan Garner (with S.F. Said & Erica Wagner)

  32. The Horse's Mouth - Joyce Cary (with Max Porter)

  33. The Snow Ball - Brigid Brophy (with Jonathan Gibbs)

  34. A Sport and a Pastime - James Salter (with Clare Conville & Rowan Pelling)

  35. Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders minicast (with Lissa Evans & Stuart Evers)

  36. The Slaves of Solitude - Patrick Hamilton (with Lissa Evans & Stuart Evers)

  37. Patrick Hamilton - Extra Episode (with Lissa Evans & Stuart Evers)

  38. The Weather in the Streets - Rosamond Lehmann (with Elizabeth Day)

  39. Honeymoon - Patrick Modiano (with Rupert Thompson)

  40. The Gift - Vladimir Nabokov (with Catherine Taylor)

  41. Tell Me How Long the Train's Been Gone - James Baldwin (with Niven Govinden)

  42. I'll Sleep When I'm Dead - Crystal Zevon (with Richard T. Kelly)

  43. Father and Son - Edmund Gosse (with Sarah Perry)

  44. Haunts of the Black Masseur - Charles Sprawson (with Alex Preston & Rachael Kerr)

  45. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes - Anita Loos (with Joanna Walsh & Sarah Churchwell)

  46. Desperate Characters - Paula Fox (with William Fiennes)

  47. Some Bits To Listen To While We Go On Our Holidays

  48. Under The Volcano - Malcolm Lowry (with Ian McMillan)

  49. Look at Me - Anita Brookner (with Una McCormack & Lucy Scholes)

  50. Adventures in the Screen Trade - William Goldman (with Simon Garfield)

  51. Jacob's Room - Virginia Woolf (with Mark Haddon & Sally Bayley)

  52. We Have Always Lived in the Castle - Shirley Jackson (with Fiona Wilson & Andrew Male)

  53. To Serve Them All My Days - R.F. Delderfield (with Jenny Colgan)

  54. Alma Cogan - Gordon Burn (with Benjamin Myers & Adelle Stripe)

  55. Fire and Hemlock - Diana Wynne Jones (with Alice Stevenson & Elinor Cook)

  56. On Her Majesty's Secret Service - Ian Fleming (with James Cook & Jude Cook)

  57. A Rebours - J-R. Huysmans (with Adam Biles & Sylvia Whitman)

  58. Lost Horizon - James Hilton (with Tot Taylor)

  59. Beyond Black - Hilary Mantel (with Arifa Akbar)

  60. Jesus' Son - Denis Johnson (with Chris Power & Erica Wagner)

  61. Berg - Ann Quin (with Jennifer Hodgson)

  62. The Town House - Norah Lofts (with Lucy Mangan)

  63. Something Happened - Joseph Heller (with Matt Thorne & Nikita Lalwani)

  64. The Lowlife - Alexander Baron (with Peter Watts & Gary Budden)

  65. Corregidora - Gayl Jones (with Sarah Churchwell)

  66. The Fatal Englishman - Sebastian Faulks (with Rishi Dastidar)

  67. My Antonia - Willa Cather (with Hermione Lee)

  68. The Bloody Chamber - Angela Carter (with Rachel Heath, Arifa Akbar & Alex Clark)

  69. Told by an Idiot - Rose Macaulay (with Nancy Pearl)

  70. Drinking Coffee Elsewhere - ZZ Packer (with Nikesh Shukla)

  71. The Return of the King - J.R.R. Tolkien (with Dan Kieran & Una McCormack)

  72. How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read - Pierre Bayard (with Ben Moor & Cathy Rentzenbrink)

  73. The Lion and the Unicorn - George Orwell (with Billy Bragg & Suzi Feay)

  74. A Girl in Winter - Phillip Larkin (with Nina Stibbe & Simon Garfield)

  75. Ulverton - Adam Thorpe (with Tom Cox)

  76. The Dud Avocado - Elaine Dundy (with Sarra Manning)

  77. Autumn Journal - Louis MacNeice (with Samuel West & Sophie Ratcliffe)

  78. Ghosts - Edith Wharton (with Lisa Evans & Andrew Male)

  79. Moominvalley in November - Tove Jansson (with Natania Jansz & Frank Cottrell Boyce)

  80. The Tortoise and the Hare - Elizabeth Jenkins (with Carmen Callil)

  81. Harpo Speaks! - Harpo Marx & Rowland Barber (with Dan Schreiber)