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 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...


 2020-07-14  32m

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

From The Archive - Fern Riddell's Death In Ten Minutes

Dr Fern Riddell is a historian specialising in sex, suffrage and culture in the Victorian and Edwardian eras. She appears regularly on TV and radio, and writes for the Guardian, Huffington Post, Telegraph and&nbs...


 2020-05-26  40m

Little Atoms 637 - Garth Greenwell's Cleanness

Garth Greenwell is a graduate of the University of Iowa Writer's Workshop, where he was an Arts Fellow. His novella Mitko won the Miami University Press Novella Prize and was a finalist for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fictio...


 2020-05-19  37m

Little Atoms 636 - Kiran Millwood Hargrave's The Mercies

Kiran Millwood Hargrave is an award-winning poet, playwright, and novelist. The Mercies is her first novel for adults. Her bestselling works for children include The Girl of Ink & Stars and have won numerous awar...


 2020-05-12  28m