Little Atoms

Little Atoms is a weekly show about books, with authors in conversation. Produced and presented by Neil Denny.

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From The Archive - Amy Sackville's Painter To The King

Amy Sackville was born in 1981. She studied English and Theatre Studies at Leeds, and went on to do an MPhil in English at Exeter College, Oxford, and an MA in Creative & Life Writing at Goldsmiths. Her first novel was The Still Point, which was lo...



Little Atoms 646 - Frances Cha's If I Had Your Face

Frances Cha is a former editor for CNN in Seoul and Hong Kong. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Columbia University MFA writing program, she lives in Brooklyn, New York. If I Had is her first novel.



Little Atoms 645 - Jenny Kleeman's Sex Robots and Vegan Meat

Jenny Kleeman is a journalist and documentary-maker who has travelled the world finding extraordinary characters to turn into film, print and audio. She writes for the Guardian, The Times, the Sunday Times and Tortoise. Sex Robots & Vegan Meat is h...



Little Atoms 644 - Adam Hart's Unfit For Purpose

Adam Hart is a biologist, broadcaster, academic and author. Professor of Science Communication at the University of Gloucestershire, Adam is a regular broadcaster on BBC Radio 4, and a presenter on BBC2. Adam talks about his new book Unfit for...



Little Atoms 643 - Emily Anthes' The Great Indoors

Science Writer Emily Anthes on her new book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behaviour, Health, and Happiness. Emily talks to Neil about designing better hospitals, schools and prisons, "amphibious" homes a...


 2020-07-07  28m

Little Atoms 642 - Simon Stephenson's Set My Heart To Five

Simon Stephenson is an author and screenwriter based in Los Angeles. His previous book Let Not The Waves Of The Sea won Best First Book at the Scottish Book Awards. Set My Heart To Five is his debut novel.


 2020-06-30  27m

Little Atoms 641 - Lars Iyer's Nietzsche And The Burbs

Lars Iyer is the author of the novels NIETZSCHE AND THE BURBS (2020) and WITTGENSTEIN JR (2014). He has also written a trilogy of novels, SPURIOUS, DOGMA and EXODUS, which has received rave reviews in nearly all major literary publications including Th...


 2020-06-23  25m

Little Atoms 640 - Richard Atkinson's Mr Atkinson's Rum Contract

Richard Atkinson is a publisher who has been behind some of the most successful cookbooks of recent years. He lives in London but has a deep-rooted affection for the north of England, the land of his ancestors. He is the author of Mr Atkinson's Ru...


 2020-06-16  28m

Little Atoms 639 - David Farrier's Footprints

David Farrier teaches English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. In 2017 he was the recipient of  the Royal Society of Literature's Giles St Aubyn Award for Non-Fiction, and his work had appeared in Eon and The A...


 2020-06-09  29m

Little Atoms 638 - Mark O'Connell's Notes From An Apocalypse

Mark O'Connell is the author of To Be a Machine, which won the Wellcome Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize 2017. He lives in Dublin with his family. He writes for the Guardian, Slate, the New York Times and The Millions. ...


 2020-06-02  35m