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The world and lived experience of books, their authors and readers.

The world and lived experience of books, their authors and readers.
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Ireland

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The world and lived experience of books, their authors and readers.

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English


Episodes

Chapter 243: Why We Need Religion with Stephen Asma

1/14/2019
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This week Susan talks with American philosopher, writer and teacher Dr Stephen Asma about his latest book 'Why We Need Religion' published by Oxford University Press.

Duration:00:56:33

Chapter 242: Attention with Joshua Cohen

1/7/2019
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This week Susan talks with American novelist, essayist and journalist Joshua Cohen about his new collection of non fiction 'Attention' published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Duration:00:40:27

Chapter 240: 'The Happiness Dictionary' with Tim Lomas

12/31/2018
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This week Susan talks to British psychologist and writer Dr Tim Lomas about his new book 'The Happiness Dictionary' published by Piatkus.

Duration:00:57:19

Chapter 241: 'The Book of Common Prayer'

12/25/2018
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This week Susan talks to British writer and literary scholar Brian Cummings about his new book 'The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction' published by OUP.

Duration:00:58:19

Chapter 239: 'Music as an Art' with Roger Scruton

12/16/2018
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This week Susan talks to English philosopher, writer and musician Roger Scruton about his new book 'Music as an Art' published by Bloomsbury.

Duration:01:05:23

Chapter 238: Death of a Translator with Ed Gorman

12/10/2018
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This week Susan talks to English writer, journalist and editor Ed Gorman about his new memoir 'Death of a Translator' published by Arcadia Books.

Duration:00:47:34

Chapter 237: Inheritors of the Earth

12/3/2018
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This week Susan talks to British evolutionary biologist, ecologist and teacher Dr Chris D Thomas about his new book 'Inheritors of the Earth' published by Penguin Books.

Duration:00:59:22

Chapter 236: My Country: A Syrian Memoir

11/26/2018
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This week Susan talks with Palestinian Syrian Writer and Human Rights Activist Kassem Eid about his memoir 'My Country: A Syrian Memoir' published by Bloomsbury.

Duration:00:35:58

Chapter 236: The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt

11/19/2018
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This week Susan talks with American writer, cartoonist and teacher Ken Krimstein about his latest graphic biography 'The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt.

Duration:00:53:40

Chapter 234: Robert Graves with Jean Moorcroft Wilson

11/12/2018
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This week Susan talks with British Writer and Biographer Jean Moorcroft Wilson about her new biography 'Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Goodbye To All That'.

Duration:01:04:16

Chapter 233: ISLA Festival 2018 - Instituto Cervantes

11/5/2018
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This week Susan covers the 2018 ISLA Festival with Chilean novelist, poet and essayist Arturo Fontaine Talavera and Peruvian novelist and journalist Rual Tola.

Duration:01:04:05

Chapter 231: The Day That Went Missing

10/22/2018
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This week Susan talks to Dame Margaret Drabble about her latest book 'The Dark Flood Rises' and meets with British Writer and Teacher Richard Beard.

Duration:00:56:13

Chapter 230 'The Wandering Vine' with Nina Caplan

10/15/2018
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This week Susan talks to British arts, wine and travel journalist Nina Caplan about her new book 'The Wandering Vine: Wine, the Romans and Me' published by Bloomsbury.

Duration:00:58:08

Chapter 229: 'Science and Spiritual Practices

10/8/2018
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This week Susan talks to British Biologist and Writer Dr Rupert Sheldrake about his latest book 'Science and Spiritual Practices' published by Hodder & Stoughton.

Duration:00:54:23

Chapter 228: 'Compass' with Mathias Enard

10/1/2018
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This week Susan talks to French Novelist, Translator and Scholar Mathias Enard about his latest book 'Compass' published by Fitzcarraldo Editions.

Duration:00:55:18

Chapter 227: The Happiness Curve with Jonathan Rauch

9/24/2018
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This week Susan talks to American Journalist, Writer and Researcher Jonathan Rauch about his new book 'The Happiness Curve' published by Bloomsbury.

Duration:00:55:22

Chapter 226: 'The Odyssey' translated by Emily Wilson

9/17/2018
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This week Susan talks to British Classicist, Translator and Teacher Dr Emily Wilson about her new translation of Homer's 'The Odyssey'published by WW Norton and Company.

Duration:00:44:36

Chapter 225: Javier Cercas & Jennifer N Makumbi

9/10/2018
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This week Susan talks to Spanish novelist Javier Cercas about his latest book 'The Blind Spot' and discusses Ugandan fiction with Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi.

Duration:00:43:37

Chapter 224: Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments

9/3/2018
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This week Susan talks to British Philosopher and Writer Simon Critchley about his new book 'Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments: A Stone Reader' published by W.W Norton.

Duration:00:56:30

Chapter 223: 'The House of Broken Angels'

8/27/2018
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This week Susan talks to Mexican American writer, poet and teacher, Luis Alberto Urrea about his latest novel 'The House of Broken Angels' published by Little Brown.

Duration:00:53:00