The Guardian Books podcast

The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea and Sian Cain. In-depth interviews with authors from all over the world, discussions  and investigations make this the perfect companion for readers and writers alike

https://www.theguardian.com/books/series/books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 38m. Bisher sind 285 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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Innermost: another episode of our new series


We wanted to bring you another episode from our Innermost series. In the last episode of our first season, two callers tell Leah Green how their relationships sent them down unexpected paths, one with criminal consequences Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series


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Innermost: episode 1 of a new series


The Guardian has launched a new series called Innermost that we think you will like. Each week, callers will tell Leah Green what’s going on behind closed doors. In the first episode, we hear how an uncle’s funeral and meals with an emotionally distant brother help James and Jess think about their families in new and unexpected ways. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series


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 2020-06-25  16m
 
 

'Our climate crisis is a choice': Christiana Figueres on why we can change the future - books podcast


On our final episode, the diplomat who spearheaded the Paris Agreement discusses why we should feel optimisitic about our ability to tackle the climate crisis


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 2020-04-21  42m
 
 

Why David Attenborough is famous but 'he isn't a celebrity' – books podcast


We speak to Horrible Histories consultant and podcaster Greg Jenner about the history of celebrity and share what listeners are reading


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 2020-04-14  37m
 
 

From diseases to memes, how do things spread? - books podcast


Mathematician Adam Kucharski talks about how the concept of ‘contagion’ is rooted in our social lives and we share your reading tips for lockdown


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 2020-04-07  32m
 
 

Hunting down the 42 paintings of Pieter Bruegel - books podcast


On this week’s show we talk to Toby Ferris about his pursuit of the Dutch master and look at how the literary world is dealing with the pandemic


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 2020-03-31  36m
 
 

Glenn Patterson and what to read while self-isolating – books podcast


On this week’s show we talk to the Northern Irish writer about his new novel and discuss how headlines can impact our appetite for certain books


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 2020-03-24  37m
 
 

Who was St Paul? With Christos Tsiolkas and Tom Holland – books podcast


On this week’s podcast, we talk to Tsiolkas about his novel on the life of St Paul and the historian Holland explains what we know about the man


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 2020-03-17  37m
 
 

'What if Gandalf joined The Sweeney?': Ben Aaronovitch on Rivers of London – books podcast


On this week’s show, the bestselling fantasy author talks about how he came to invent a magical branch of the Met, and we discuss Hilary Mantel’s new novel The Mirror & The Light


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 2020-03-10  32m
 
 

Inside the Brontës' fantasy world, and a Booker controversy – books podcast


On this week’s show, we talk to graphic novelist Isabel Greenberg about her comic Glass Town and the 2020 longlist for the International Booker prize


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 2020-03-03  36m