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14 Nov 2018

The Guardian Books podcast

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The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by  Claire Armitstead,  Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion

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    Robin Robertson and Andrew McMillan on sex, war and truth in poetry – books podcast

    On this week’s show, Robertson talks about his narrative poem The Long Take and McMillan explores adolescent rites of passage in Playtime

  • Posted on 13 Nov 2018

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    How does our DNA shape who we are? Robert Plomin and Ivy Pochoda – books podcast

    Behavioural geneticist Plomin picks apart the idea of nature versus nurture in Blueprint, and novelist Ivy Pochoda explains her latest novel, Wonder Valley

  • Posted on 06 Nov 2018

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    Political writing from Terrance Hayes to the Anglo-Saxons – books podcast

    As the midterm elections loom, we welcome a poet whose verse is carved from this divided moment and search for the deep roots of political writing

  • Posted on 30 Oct 2018

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    Feminist fairytales with Jessie Burton and Kiran Millwood Hargrave – books podcast

    We travel to a faraway land, where brave writers fight deadly stereotypes and discover inspiring new ways to tell old stories

  • Posted on 23 Oct 2018

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    Anna Burns's Booker prize win and poet Kate Tempest – books podcast

    Milkman delivers the 2018 Man Booker prize, while we listen in as a poet discusses the lyric art with her editor

  • Posted on 17 Oct 2018

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