Little Atoms

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

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 39m. Bisher sind 406 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 11 hours 19 minutes


Little Atoms 681 - Jess Walter's The Cool Millions

Jess Walter talks to Neil about his new novel The Cool Millions, which features union organising, riots and the suppression of protest. Set in Spokane in 1909, but seemingly ripped out of today's headlines.


 2021-03-30  31m

Little Atoms 680 - Courttia Newland's A River Called Time

Courttia Newland is the author of The Scholar, Snakeskin and The Gospel According to Cane. He co-edited The Penguin Book of New Black Writing in Britain, and his short stories have featured in vario...


 2021-03-26  27m

Little Atoms 679 - Yaa Gyasi's Transcendent Kingdom

The Author of Homegoing Yaa Gyasi talks to Neil about the American opioid epidemic, finding meaning through both faith and science, and growing up in Alabama in her latest novel Transcendent Kingdom, which is long-listed for the 2021 Women's Prize...


 2021-03-23  30m

Little Atoms 678 - Kat Arney's Rebel Cell

Dr Kat Arney talks about cancer breaks the rules, via naked mole rats, nazi scientists and chimney sweep's scrotums in her new book Rebel Cell. See her website for more details:


 2021-03-19  30m

Little Atoms 677 - Sebastian Barry's A Thousand Moons

For the week of St Patrick's Day Neil talks to the current Laureate for Irish Fiction Sebastian Barry on the paperback release of his latest novel A Thousand Moons. Sebastian talks about finding his family through fiction, and how an Arshile Gorky...


 2021-03-16  29m

Little Atoms 676 - Robert Jones Jr's The Prophets

Robert Jones, Jr. is a writer from Brooklyn, N.Y. He earned both his B.F.A. in creative writing and M.F.A. in fiction from Brooklyn College. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Essence and The Paris Rev...


 2021-03-09  32m

Little Atoms 676 - Rebecca Watson's little scratch

Rebecca Watson talks to Neil about her debut novel little scratch, which was published recently to critical acclaim. She is one of The Observer’s 10 best debut novelists of 2021. Watson writes for publications including the TLS, Granta and the Guardian...


 2021-03-05  28m

Little Atoms 674 - Francis Spufford's Light Perpetual

Francis Spufford returns to Little Atoms to talk to Neil about his new novel Light Perpetual.


 2021-03-02  39m

Little Atoms 673 - Sara Seager's The Smallest Lights in the Universe

Sara Seager is an astrophysicist and a professor of physics and planetary science at MIT. She talks about her new memoir The Smallest Lights in the Universe, about juggling being a MacArthur award winning astrophysicist with being a widowed single-moth...


 2021-02-26  27m

Little Atoms 672 - Max Porter's The Death of Francis Bacon

Max Porter is the author of Lanny, longlisted for the Booker Prize, and Grief Is the Thing with Feathers, winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize and shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Golds...


 2021-02-23  28m