>The September edition of BBC Radio 4’s Bookclub, presented by James Naughtie will be discussing Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin, the first in a serie of six books which began as a column in the San Francisco Chronicle in the mid-70s. Maupin created a utopian community that embraced all the sexual variety the city had to offer.
BBC Radio 4
Sunday 2 September – 4pm
Thursday 6 September – 4pm
The programme will then remain available to listen to in the programme’s archive where an edition of Bookclub with Sarah Waters discussing Fingersmith in March 2004 is also on offer (click here to listen to Sarah Waters – 30min – opens Real Player)