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London, United Kingdom

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LRB-published writers read their own work, introduced by the editors of the London Review of Books. Recent podcasts have included Ralph Fiennes reading Nabokov’s ‘The University Poem’, Alan Bennett reading from his diary, Hilary Mantel on royal bodies and Denise Riley’s ‘A Part Song’.

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English


Episodes

Wallace Shawn and Adam Shatz

8/16/2017
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Writer and actor Wallace Shawn talks to Adam Shatz about ‘the thin line between entertainment and cruelty’ in the age of Trump.

Duration: 00:59:41


Post-Press Politics

8/1/2017
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William Davies talks to Tom Crewe about politics in the new media age.

Duration: 00:54:25


Podcast: Panthers in Algiers

7/18/2017
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Elaine Mokhtefi talks to Jeremy Harding about her time working in Algeria in the 1960s when she met Black Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver.

Duration: 00:28:01


Ida John

6/28/2017
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‘Bohemia was never a safe country for women. If they didn’t all die of consumption in a garret, many of them might as well have done’ – Rosemary Hill on the letters of Ida John.

Duration: 00:20:38


Dacre’s Paper

6/21/2017
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‘It’s like the drunken lout at a party who can’t get anyone to like him.’ Andrew O’Hagan reads the Daily Mail.

Duration: 00:19:18


The Corbyn Project

6/5/2017
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Tom Crewe talks to Lorna Finlayson about Jeremy Corbyn and Labour’s prospects in the general election and beyond.

Duration: 00:51:58


Snitching on Students

5/17/2017
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‘Once you start seeing everyday behaviour as having the potential to draw people into terrorism, you’re inside the problem’ – Karma Nabulsi on the British government’s Prevent programme.

Duration: 00:29:37


Looking at Larkin

5/10/2017
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Seamus Perry and Mark Ford discuss the work of Philip Larkin, drawing on articles from our archive by contributors including Alan Bennett, Barbara Everett and John Bayley.

Duration: 01:00:37


People Will Hate Us Again

4/27/2017
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Julian Barnes on Georges Simenon and Brexit.

Duration: 00:32:57


The Syrian War

4/20/2017
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Adam Shatz talks to Joshua Landis about the war in Syria.

Duration: 00:59:08


Talking Politics: John Lanchester

4/12/2017
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David Runciman talks to John Lanchester about banks, Europe and technology in this latest collaboration with Talking Politics.

Duration: 00:36:22


The Last London

3/29/2017
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Iain Sinclair delivers his lecture on ‘The Last London’ at the British Museum, as part of the LRB’s Winter Lecture series.

Duration: 00:49:51


Women in Power

3/16/2017
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Mary Beard delivers her lecture ‘Women in Power’ at the British Museum.

Duration: 01:13:24


Talking Politics: Mary Beard

2/28/2017
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In the first of our ongoing and occasional collaboration with the Talking Politics podcast, David Runciman talks to Mary Beard about women in power.

Duration: 00:47:34


Podcast

1/12/2017
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Emily Witt goes to the Burning Man gathering in Nevada, from our 17 July 2014 issue.

Duration: 00:26:16


Diary

1/5/2017
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Alan Bennett reads his diary for 2016.

Duration: 00:31:53


In Late December

12/15/2016
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Frederick Seidel reads his poem ‘In Late December’.

Duration: 00:03:05


Robert Rauschenberg

12/1/2016
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Hal Foster reviews the Robert Rauschenberg exhibition at Tate Modern.

Duration: 00:17:50


‘Race Studies’

10/19/2016
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At the moment of its American birth, ‘international relations meant race relations.’

Duration: 00:20:40


Long-Form Essays in the Digital Age

8/11/2016
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Mary-Kay Wilmers, Andrew O’Hagan and Ben Eastham talk to Sarah Howe about ‘Long-Form Essays in the Digital Age’.

Duration: 00:46:01

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