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Marcus du Sautoy and James Bridle – books podcast Jul 17, 2018 Listen
Summer reading and Ross Raisin on how to be a great writer – books podcast Jul 10, 2018 Listen
The rise of autofiction, with Olivia Laing and Christina Patterson – books podcast Jul 03, 2018 Listen
Bill Nighy reads The Invisible Child by Tove Jansson – books podcast Jun 28, 2018 Listen
Psychedelic drugs: Michael Pollan on the history, science and experience of taking them – books podcast Jun 26, 2018 Listen
What is it like being a first-time novelist today? – books podcast Jun 19, 2018 Listen
Marilynne Robinson on democracy, religion and Donald Trump – books podcast Jun 12, 2018 Listen
Hay festival 2018: the Golden Booker, Akala, Tishani Doshi and more Jun 01, 2018 Listen
American facts and fictions: Lawrence Wright and Amy Bloom – books podcast May 29, 2018 Listen
Olga Tokarczuk's Man Booker win and David Graeber on pointless jobs – books podcast May 23, 2018 Listen
Madeline Miller and Toby Litt – books podcast May 15, 2018 Listen
Exploring mazes with Henry Eliot – books podcast May 08, 2018 Listen
Aminatta Forna on Happiness, plus what are the best crime novels? – books podcast May 01, 2018 Listen
The unhealthy truth about doctors - books podcast Apr 24, 2018 Listen
Benedict Wells, plus Man Booker International prize and London book fair news – books podcast Apr 17, 2018 Listen
Lisa Halliday on her novel Asymmetry – books podcast Apr 10, 2018 Listen
Mary Beard on women and power – books podcast Apr 03, 2018 Listen
Samantha Harvey on The Western Wind, plus how to define science fiction – books podcast Mar 27, 2018 Listen
Jim Crace on The Melody – books podcast Mar 20, 2018 Listen
Man Booker International and the Women's prize for fiction: where to start reading? – books podcast Mar 13, 2018 Listen
What makes a good short story? With Chris Power – books podcast Mar 06, 2018 Listen
Steven Pinker defends the Enlightenment – books podcast Feb 27, 2018 Listen
Do our memories make us who we are? – books podcast Feb 20, 2018 Listen
Why we need to rethink climate change, with Timothy Morton – books podcast Feb 13, 2018 Listen
LGBT must-reads and a new history of trans Britain – books podcast Feb 06, 2018 Listen
Women and food, and Helen Dunmore's posthumous Costa prize – books podcast Feb 01, 2018 Listen
Peter Carey in conversation - books podcast Jan 23, 2018 Listen
Nikesh Shukla and Julia Kingsford on The Good Agency, plus Tony White - books podcast Jan 16, 2018 Listen
Jonathan Safran Foer on Aleksandar Hemon's The Bees, Part 1 – short story podcast Jan 09, 2018 Listen
David Mitchell on The Monkey's Paw by WW Jacobs – short story podcast Jan 05, 2018 Listen
Stephen Fry on Saki's Sredni Vashtar - short story podcast Jan 02, 2018 Listen
Neil Gaiman on Rudyard Kipling's The Gardener – short story podcast Dec 29, 2017 Listen
Penelope Lively on MR James's Oh Whistle and I'll Come to you, my lad - short story podcast Dec 26, 2017 Listen
Edward St Aubyn's King Lear and the future of literary fiction - books podcast Dec 19, 2017 Listen
1947: When Now Begins and the best books of 2017 – books podcast Dec 12, 2017 Listen
Stephen Fry and Emily Wilson on Greek myths – books podcast Dec 05, 2017 Listen
Max Tegmark and Ken MacLeod on artificial intelligence – books podcast Nov 28, 2017 Listen
Jennifer Egan and M John Harrison – books podcast Nov 21, 2017 Listen
Time-travelling with Michael Brooks and Britt Wray – books podcast Nov 14, 2017 Listen
Richard Flanagan and Jesmyn Ward – books podcast Nov 07, 2017 Listen
Salman Rushdie on The Golden House, Trump and more – books podcast Oct 31, 2017 Listen
Halloween reading with Andrew Michael Hurley – books podcast Oct 24, 2017 Listen
George Saunders's Man Booker win and Valeria Luiselli – books podcast Oct 18, 2017 Listen
Maria Alyokhina and Omar El Akkad – books podcast Oct 10, 2017 Listen
Orhan Pamuk and Nicole Krauss - books podcast Oct 03, 2017 Listen
Can books and poetry make you happier? - books podcast Sep 26, 2017 Listen
Robert Webb on modern masculinity – books podcast Sep 19, 2017 Listen
Kamila Shamsie and Preti Taneja on reimagining classics - books podcast Sep 12, 2017 Listen
Colm Tóibín in conversation – books podcast Sep 05, 2017 Listen
Edinburgh book festival with Colson Whitehead and others – books podcast Aug 29, 2017 Listen
Jenny Zhang and Carolina Sanín – books podcast Aug 22, 2017 Listen
Living with Oliver Sacks and love in later life: Bill Hayes and Sylvia Brownrigg – podcast Aug 15, 2017 Listen
Summer reading with John Gordon Sinclair and Horatio Clare – podcast Aug 08, 2017 Listen
Man Booker prize 2017 and poet Kayo Chingonyi – books podcast Aug 01, 2017 Listen
Black history: Mumbo Jumbo and Paul Robeson – books podcast Jul 25, 2017 Listen
Sara Pascoe and Lucy Worsley on Jane Austen – books podcast Jul 18, 2017 Listen
Richard Dawkins and Carlo Rovelli on science and culture – books podcast Jul 11, 2017 Listen
Naomi Klein on neoliberalism and the fightback against Donald Trump – books podcast Jul 04, 2017 Listen
Arundhati Roy on The Ministry of Utmost Happiness – books podcast Jun 28, 2017 Listen
Fair Field: Piers Plowman's Truth – books podcast Jun 21, 2017 Listen
Fair Field: Piers Plowman's world of work - books podcast Jun 21, 2017 Listen
Fair Field: Piers Plowman's dreamworld - books podcast Jun 21, 2017 Listen
Reni Eddo-Lodge and Juno Dawson - books podcast Jun 20, 2017 Listen
Scottish crime fiction with Ann Cleeves and Chris Brookmyre – books podcast Jun 13, 2017 Listen
The Legend of the Almond Trees, read by Andrew Scott – Travel folktales for kids podcast Jun 09, 2017 Listen
Richard Ford discusses his family memoir – books podcast Jun 06, 2017 Listen
The Dragon of Palma de Mallorca, read by Andrew Scott – Travel folktales for kids podcast Jun 02, 2017 Listen
Hay festival 2017: Cory Doctorow, Helen Fielding and Shashi Tharoor – podcast May 30, 2017 Listen
The wandering knight of Zagreb, read by Andrew Scott – Travel folktales for kids podcast May 26, 2017 Listen
Islands and literature, from Iceland to Jamaica - books podcast May 23, 2017 Listen
Pinocchio and the Field of Miracles, read by Andrew Scott – Travel folktales for kids podcast May 19, 2017 Listen
Funny memoirs with Patricia Lockwood – books podcast May 16, 2017 Listen
Jack, the Giant Killer, read by Andrew Scott – Travel folktales for kids podcast May 12, 2017 Listen
Tony Harrison at 80 - books podcast May 09, 2017 Listen
Writing about working class life with Lisa McInerney and Lynsey Hanley – books podcast May 02, 2017 Listen
Neil Gaiman on American Gods, Norse Mythology and more – books podcast Apr 25, 2017 Listen
The shadows of war in Primo Levi and Xan Brooks - books podcast Apr 18, 2017 Listen
Sara Baume, Peter Bazalgette and the art of empathy – books podcast Apr 11, 2017 Listen
George Saunders and the Baileys women's prize – books podcast Apr 04, 2017 Listen
Man Booker International prize and Dorthe Nors – books podcast Mar 28, 2017 Listen
Being a radical optimist with Mohsin Hamid – books podcast Mar 21, 2017 Listen
Baileys longlist author Ayòbámi Adébáyò, and London book fair – books podcast Mar 14, 2017 Listen
Daniel Dennett on consciousness and 100 years of Anthony Burgess – books podcast Mar 07, 2017 Listen
Fact or fiction: autobiographical novels with Édouard Louis – books podcast Feb 28, 2017 Listen
Reclaiming history with Yaa Gyasi and Chibundu Onuzo - books podcast Feb 17, 2017 Listen
Michael Chabon on The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – books podcast Feb 10, 2017 Listen
Sebastian Barry on his Costa-winning novel Days Without End – books podcast Feb 03, 2017 Listen
The biography of a paperback – books podcast Jan 27, 2017 Listen
Searching for alien life with Jim Al-Khalili – books podcast Jan 20, 2017 Listen
Alan Bennett discusses Keeping On Keeping On – books podcast Jan 13, 2017 Listen
The Last Poets – books podcast Jan 06, 2017 Listen
Books of the year, with Sarah Perry and Francis Spufford - podcast Dec 30, 2016 Listen
Deadly beauty with Ruth Padel and Lucinda Hawksley – books podcast Dec 23, 2016 Listen
Nadja Spiegelman and Alex Wheatle - books podcast Dec 16, 2016 Listen
Margaret Drabble and the Ruby Dolls - books podcast Dec 09, 2016 Listen
Alan Moore talks to Stewart Lee – books podcast Dec 02, 2016 Listen
Nordic noir with Kati Hiekkapelto and Antti Tuomainen – books podcast Nov 25, 2016 Listen
Climate change with Amitav Ghosh and Aaron Thier – books podcast Nov 18, 2016 Listen
Jonathan Safran Foer on his novel Here I Am – books podcast Nov 11, 2016 Listen