Little Atoms

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

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Little Atoms 624 - Ziya Tong's The Reality Bubble

Ziya Tong is on the board of WWF International and was formerly the Vice Chair of WWF Canada. She presented Daily Planet, Discovery Channel's flagship science programme, until its final season in 2018. Tong also hosted the CBC...



Little Atoms 623 - Susannah Cahalan's The Great Pretender

Susannah Cahalan is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain, which was made into a ...



Little Atoms 622 - Romesh Gunesekera's Suncatcher

Romesh Gunesekera is the author of many acclaimed works of fiction including Reef, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, The Sandglass, winner of the inaugural BBC Asia Award, and The Match, the ground-breaking cricket ...


 2019-12-17  26m

Little Atoms 621 - James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary Time

James Meek is the author of six novels including The People's Act of Love which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won both the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Scottish Arts Council Award. It ...


 2019-12-10  45m

episode 620: Little Atoms 620 - Caleb Klaces' Fatherhood

Padraig Reidy hosts this episode, joined by Caleb Klaces to discuss his debut novel Fatherhood. They talk about the place of being a father today, the value of home and the novel as an adult bildungsroman.


 2019-12-06  26m

Little Atoms 619 - Emma Forrest's Royals

Emma Forrest has published three novels, an essay collection and the memoir Your Voice In My Head. An Anglo-American currently based in London, she recently wrote and directed her feature debut, Untogether. Her latest novel is Royals.


 2019-12-03  26m

episode 618: Little Atoms 618 - Amelia Gentleman's The Windrush Betrayal

In this episode Neil speaks to Guardian reporter Amelia Gentleman. She was named journalist of the year (Press Gazette) and won the 2018 Paul Foot journalism award for her reportage on the Windrush scandal, which led to the downfall of the Home Secreta...


 2019-11-26  28m

Little Atoms 617 - David Keenan's For The Good Times

David Keenan was born in Glasgow and grew up in Airdrie, in the west of Scotland, in the late-70s and early-1980s. He is the author two novels, the cult classic This Is Memorial Device, which won the Collyer Bristow/London Magazine Award for Debut Fict...


 2019-11-19  32m

Little Atoms 616 Téa Obreht's Inland

Téa Obreht is the author of The Tiger's Wife, winner of the Orange Prize and a finalist for the National Book Award, and her latest novel is Inland. She was born in Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, in 1985 and has lived in the United States sin...


 2019-11-15  30m

episode 615: Little Atoms - Henry McDonald's Two Souls

Padraig Reidy hosts this week, speaking to Guardian journalist and author Henry McDonald about his novel Two Souls. They talk punk, football and paramilitary activity in 70s and 80s Belfast, and how a few wrong choices changed the path of young men...


 2019-11-12  29m