The Guardian Books Podcast
Libraries: the inside story – books podcast05/01/15
From the depths of the British Library to the top of Manchester's great domed Central Library, we explore the inner workings of our most precious treasure houses of knowledgeClaire ArmitsteadEva KrysiakRichard Lea
Nature writing with Sarah Hall and John Lewis-Stempel –...
We follow the call of the wild with Thwaites Wainwright prizewinner John Lewis-Stempel and novelist Sarah HallClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Reading Mexico - books podcast
Novelists Valeria Luiselli, Yuri Herrera and Jorge Volpi join historian Enrique Krauze on a journey around Mexican literatureClaire ArmitsteadRichard LeaEva Krysiak
African stories with Jemma Wayne and Lara Pawson - books...
The troubled histories of Rwanda and Angola feature in two debuts in contention for the Baileys and Orwell prizesLara PawsonClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Will Self and John Gray on freedom and determinism – books...
The philosopher John Gray discusses his latest book, The Soul of the Marionette, with the novelist Will SelfRichard LeaEva Krysiak
Kazuo Ishiguro on The Buried Giant - books podcast
His latest novel is set in an ancient land populated with ogres and pixies, but is it fantasy? The Booker-winning author explains all – and answers questions from a live audienceClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
The perils of parenthood with Eula Biss and Kate Hamer –...
We analyse parental anxieties with Eula Biss and Kate HamerEula BissEva KrysiakRichard Lea
Mythical figures with Amit Chaudhuri and Katrine Marçal –...
We go in search of heroes with Amit Chaudhuri's reworking of the Odyssey and Katrine Marçal's deconstruction of economic mythClaire ArmitsteadEva KrysiakRichard Lea
Karl Ove Knausgaard, Alexandra Fuller and Ruth Scurr on...
We investigate whether a life can ever truly be captured in prose with Karl Ove Knausgaard, Alexandra Fuller and Ruth ScurrClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
David Soul performs Pablo Neruda – books podcast
The Starsky and Hutch actor talks about the life and loves of the Chilean poet, and performs Your Feet, Ode to Clothes and more of the literature laureate's workClaire ArmitsteadMatt HillAdam Feinstein
John Banville on Raymond Chandler - books podast
The Booker-winning novelist sends his alias, Benjamin Black, to discuss his Philip Marlowe novel, The Black Eyed BlondeJohn BanvilleJohn MullanClaire ArmitsteadMatt HillBenjamin Black
A whole world of fiction – books podcast
We travel the world in fiction with Ann Morgan, and hear from the South Korean novelist Han Kang and the South African writer SJ NaudéClaire ArmitsteadRichard LeaMatt HillAnn Morgan
Paul Muldoon and Nicholas Carr – books podcast
Pulitzer prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon on the ways in which modern life is intruding on to poetry, plus Nicholas Carr on the perils of automationClaire ArmitsteadRichard LeaMatt HillPaul MuldoonNicholas Carr
VS Naipaul, William Dalrymple and Shobhaa De – books...
All the colour of the Jaipur literature festival 2015, with Amish Tripathi, Alberto Manguel and Bettany HughesClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Guantánamo Diary: Riz Ahmed reads an extract – podcast
Our series of readings from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account of his internment in Cuba continues as he recalls the relentless American interrogationsJason Phipps
Guantánamo Diary: Benedict Cumberbatch reads an extract –...
Our series of readings from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account of his internment continues as he recalls the pain of receiving a forged letter from his brotherJason Phipps
Guantánamo Diary: Hari Kunzru reads an extract – podcast
Mohamedou Ould Slahi is transferred to another section of the detention camp in the latest of our series of extracts from his Guantánamo Diary, read by Hari Kunzru
Guantánamo Diary: Clarke Peters reads an extract – podcast
Mohamedou Ould Slahi describes his traumatic journey from Iraq to Cuba in the latest of our extracts from his Guantánamo Diary, read by Clarke PetersJason Phipps
Guantánamo Diary: Stanley Tucci reads an extract – podcast
Mohamedou Ould Slahi arrives at the detention camp in the first of a series of extracts from his Guantánamo Diary, read by Stanley TucciJason Phipps
Kazuo Ishiguro on The Remains of the Day – books podcast
The much-acclaimed novelist comes to the Guardian book to discuss his Booker-winning novelClaire ArmitsteadJohn MullanEva Krysiak
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