The Guardian Books Podcast
Original short story: A Conscientious Young Man...07/24/15
In this non-fiction essay, American writer Dave Eggers recalls a run-in with homeland securityClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Jeanette Winterson and Helen Macdonald Live Event - books...
Alex Clark discusses the challenges of writing your own life story with the authors of Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? and H Is for HawkAlex ClarkEva KrysiakClaire Armitstead
Alien invaders with Fred Pearce and Alanna Collen – books...
We look at intruders of our inner and outer environment with Fred Pearce and Alanna CollenClaire ArmitsteadEva KrysiakRichard LeaFred Pearce
Serial winners with Amitav Ghosh and Nicci French –books...
We explore why writers cast off the shackles of the standalone novel with Amitav Ghosh and the crime writing duo Nicci Gerrard and Sean FrenchClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Writing the news: Ryan Gattis and Sarah Bannan –books...
What happens when the headlines fire an author's imagination? We talk about the news in fiction with Ryan Gattis and Sarah BannanClaire ArmitsteadRichard LeaEva Krysiak
Jeremy Hutchinson talks to Alan Rusbridger – books podcast
The Guardian's former editor, Alan Rusbridger, crosses swords over liberty, censorship and privacy with the doyen of the English criminal bar, Jeremy Hutchinson, at a Guardian Live eventAlan RusbridgerEva KrysiakRichard Lea
Modernism in 1915 and 2015 – books podcast
How do the masterpieces of modernism still inspire us in the 21st century? Robert McCrum and Lara Feigel examine the legacy of DH Lawrence and Ford Madox FordClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Lampedusa by Anders Lustgarten - audio drama
In an audio play specially commissioned for the Guardian, a fisherman confronts the tide of refugees sweeping across the MediterraneanMatt HillAnders LustgartenPascal Wyse
Colm Tóibín on the women in his fiction – books podcast
We catch up with the novelist Colm Tóibín at the Charleston festival, and explore why women are so often at the centre of his workClaire ArmitsteadEva KrysiakRichard Lea
Life and death questions with Caitlin Doughty and Anuradha...
We confront the most difficult subjects with the novelist Anuradha Roy and mortician Caitlin DoughtyEva KrysiakClaire Armitstead
László Krasznahorkai – books podcast
We talk to the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International prize, the visionary Hungarian novelist László KrasznahorkaiRichard LeaClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Books that talk to each other – podcast
We explore the connections between Patrick Gale's novel A Place Called Winter and a memoir from Barbara Taylor, The Last AsylumClaire ArmitsteadEva Krysiak
Freedom and market slavery with Julian Baggini and Joanna...
We explore constraints on free will from the workplace and the realm of ideas with Julian Baggini and Joanna BiggsClaire ArmitsteadRichard LeaEva Krysiak
Libraries: the inside story – books podcast
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
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