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

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

    Little Atoms 638 - Mark O'Connell's Notes From An Apocalypse

    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. His latest book is Notes From An Apocalypse: A Personal Journey To The End of The World and Back.
     
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    • 35 min
    From The Archive - Fern Riddell's Death In Ten Minutes

    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 Times Higher Education among others, and is a columnist for BBC History Magazine. Fern is the author of The Victorian Guide to Sex, and most recently Death in Ten Minutes: Kitty Marion: Activist. Arsonist. Suffragette.
     
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    • 40 min
    Little Atoms 637 - Garth Greenwell's Cleanness

    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 Fiction and a Lambda Literary Award. His novel What Belongs to You has been widely acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic. His latest book is Cleanness.
     
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    • 37 min
    Little Atoms 636 - Kiran Millwood Hargrave's The Mercies

    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 awards including the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year and the Blackwell's Children's Book of the Year. They have also been shortlisted for prizes such as the Costa Children's Book Award, the Blue Peter Best Story Award and the Foyles Book of the Year Award.
     
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    • 28 min
    Little Atoms 635 - Ingrid Persaud's Love After Love

    Little Atoms 635 - Ingrid Persaud's Love After Love

    Born in Trinidad, Ingrid Persaud won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2017 and the BBC Short Story Award in 2018. She read law at the LSE and was a legal academic before taking degrees in fine art at Goldsmiths, University of London and Central Saint Martins. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Prospect and Pree magazines. Her debut novel is Love After Love.
     
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    • 27 min
    Little Atoms 634 - Philip Hensher's A Small Revolution in Germany

    Little Atoms 634 - Philip Hensher's A Small Revolution in Germany

    Philip Hensher has written eleven novels, including The Mulberry Empire, the Booker-shortlisted The Northern Clemency, King of the Badgers, The Friendly Ones and Scenes from Early Life, which won the Ondaatje Prize in 2012. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Bath Spa, and his latest novel is A Small Revolution in Germany.
     
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    • 26 min

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