Art and literature audios

Iain MacGregor: Checkpoint Charlie

In this week's Book Club podcast we anticipate the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Wall going up...

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Hermione Lee: Tom Stoppard, A Life

My guest on this week’s podcast is the biographer and critic Hermione Lee. Her biography of...

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Oliver Burkeman: 4,000 Weeks

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the writer Oliver Burkeman. His new book 4,000...

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James Holland: Brothers In Arms

In this week's Book Club podcast I'm joined by the historian James Holland to talk about his...

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Armando Iannucci: Pandemonium

My guest on this week's Book Club podcast is Armando Iannucci – the satirist behind Alan...

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Siri Hustvedt: Mothers, Fathers and Others

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the writer Siri Hustvedt, whose latest book is...

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Anna Keay: The Restless Republic

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is the historian Anna Keay. In her new book The...

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Colm Toibin: Vinegar Hill

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Colm Toibin. Best known as a novelist,...

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Helen Bond and Joan Taylor: Women Remembered

In this week's Book Club podcast, we ask: did the chroniclers of the early Church cover up...

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Felipe Fernández-Armesto: Beyond the Myth of Magellan

In this week’s Book Club podcast, my guest is the historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto. 500...

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Simon Kuper: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is the writer Simon Kuper, whose new book –...

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China Miéville: A Spectre, Haunting: On The Communist Manifesto

In this week’s Book Club podcast, I’m joined by the writer China Miéville to talk...

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Chloë Ashby: Colours of Art

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the critic, novelist and art historian Chloë...

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Andrés Neuman: Fracture

In this week's Book Club podcast my guest is the Argentine-born novelist Andrés Neuman, who was...

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Claire Tomalin: The Young H G Wells

In this week’s Book Club podcast, my guest is Claire Tomalin. Claire’s new book, The...

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Wendy K. Pirsig: On Quality – Robert M. Pirsig

In this week's Book Club podcast, I'm talking to Wendy K Pirsig – widow of Robert M Pirsig,...

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Daniel Kahneman and Olivier Sibony: Noise

My guests in this week's Book Club podcast are Daniel Kahneman and Olivier Sibony, co-authors...

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Allan Mallinson: The Shape of Battle

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the historian, novelist and former Army...

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Anne Weber: Epic Annette

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Anne Weber, author of Epic Annette: A...

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Michael Pye: Antwerp

In this week's Book Club podcast I'm talking to Michael Pye about his new book Antwerp: The Glory...

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