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 308 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 3 hours 46 minutes

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Comfort Eating with Grace Dent: episode one of a new podcast


Have you ever wondered what famous people actually eat? In our new podcast, Guardian restaurant critic Grace Dent does just that, asking well-known guests to lift the lid on the food they turn to when they’re at home alone – and what comfort foods have seen them through their lives. In the first episode, screenwriter Russell T Davies tells Grace about his childhood in Swansea, the delights of Woolworth’s pork and egg pies, and how his husband’s death informed his latest TV series, It’s a Sin...


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 2021-07-01  39m
 
 

Reverberate: episode 1 of our new series


The Guardian has launched a new series called Reverberate that we think you’ll like. Each week, Chris Michael will explore incredible stories from around the world about when music shook history. In the first episode, we hear from Kashy Keegan, an unknown singer-songwriter in a sleepy English town who became the voice of Hong Kong’s nascent pro-democracy movement. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts to hear the rest of the series


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 2021-02-08  25m
 
 

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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 2020-08-03  20m
 
 

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