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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 693 - Philip Hoare's Albert & The Whale

    Little Atoms 693 - Philip Hoare's Albert & The Whale

    Philip Hoare returns to Little Atoms and talks to Neil about his fascination with Albrecht Dürer, and Dürer's fascination with painting a whale in his new book Albert & The Whale.
     
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    • 24 min
    Little Atoms 692 - Helen Scales' The Brilliant Abyss

    Little Atoms 692 - Helen Scales' The Brilliant Abyss

    Helen Scales returns to Little Atoms and talks to Neil about exploring the deep oceans, how creatures survive the great depths, and how human activity threatens even the deepest places in her new book The Brilliant Abyss.
     
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    • 29 min
    Little Atoms 691 - Tom Higham's The World Before Us

    Little Atoms 691 - Tom Higham's The World Before Us

    Tom Higham talks to Neil about the hunt for the Denisovans, and our other hominid ancestors.
     
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    • 31 min
    Little Atoms 690 - Claire Fuller's Unsettled Ground

    Little Atoms 690 - Claire Fuller's Unsettled Ground

    Claire Fuller talks to Neil about her 2021 Women's Prize shortlisted fourth novel Unsettled Ground.
     
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    • 28 min
    Little Atoms 689 - Cat Jarman's River Kings

    Little Atoms 689 - Cat Jarman's River Kings

    Dr Cat Jarman talks to Neil about how an Indian Carnelian bead ends up in a Viking grave in Derbyshire, in her new history of the Vikings, River Kings.
     
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    • 34 min
    Little Atoms 688 - Una Mannion's A Crooked Tree

    Little Atoms 688 - Una Mannion's A Crooked Tree

    Una Mannion talks to Neil about her debut novel A Crooked Tree.
     
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    • 28 min

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116 Ratings

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