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 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...



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...



Little Atoms 614 - Sarah Perry's Melmoth

Sarah Perry was born in Essex in 1979. The Essex Serpent was a number one bestseller in hardback, Waterstones Book of the Year 2016 and Book of the Year 2017 at the British Book Awards. Her work has been translated into twent...



Little Atoms 613 - Elle Nash's Animals Eat Each Other

Elle Nash is a founding editor of Witch Craft Magazine and a fiction editor at Hobart Pulp. Her work has been featured in Cosmopolitan, Elle, NAILED, Reality Beach, Hobart, and other places. She was a member of the Denver Press Club a...



Little Atoms 612 - Casey Cep's Furious Hours

Casey Cep is a writer from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. After graduating from Harvard with a degree in English, she earned an M.Phil in theology at Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar. She is a staff writer at The New Yorker, and her work has appeare...



episode 611: Little Atoms 611 - Mars by 1980

Author and music journalist David Stubbs joins Neil to talk about his latest book Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music. They chat about the evolution of synthesisers, the women who pioneered electronic music and where the genre is now.



Little Atoms 610 - Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World

Fatima Bhutto was born in Kabul, Afghanistan and grew up between Syria and Pakistan. She is the author of five previous books of fiction and nonfiction. Her debut novel, The Shadow of the Crescent Moon, was long listed for the Bailey...


 2019-10-15  32m

Little Atoms 609 - Lillian Li's Number One Chinese Restaurant

Lillian Li is from the D.C. metro area and lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Her work has appeared in Granta, Guernica, Bon Appetit, and Jezebel. Her first novel Number One Chinese Restaurant was longlisted for the 2019 ...


 2019-10-11  29m

Little Atoms 608 - Ben Fergusson's An Honest Man

Novelist Ben Fergusson joins Neil to talk about An Honest Man, the final book of his Berlin Trilogy. They discuss writing against the backdrop of 1989 Berlin, the summer after leaving school, and the novel's parallels between relationships, infide...


 2019-10-08  33m

episode 607: Little Atoms 607 - Madeline Stevens' Devotion

Madeline Stevens joins Neil to talk about her first novel, Devotion. They discuss the drafts and graft that come before a debut novel, how Madeline's seven years spent working as a nanny in New York influenced her writing, and how what started out...


 2019-10-01  29m