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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 624 - Ziya Tong's The Reality Bubble

    Little Atoms 624 - Ziya Tong's The Reality Bubble

    Ziya Tong is on the board of WWF International and was formerly the Vice Chair of WWF Canada. She presented Daily Planet, Discovery Channel's flagship science programme, until its final season in 2018. Tong also hosted the CBC's Emmy-nominated series ZeD, PBS' national prime-time series, Wired Science, and worked as a correspondent for NOVA scienceNOW. She is the author of The Reality Bubble: Blind Spots, Hidden Truths and the Dangerous Illusions that Shape Our World. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 30 min
    Little Atoms 623 - Susannah Cahalan's The Great Pretender

    Little Atoms 623 - Susannah Cahalan's The Great Pretender

    Susannah Cahalan is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain, which was made into a film by Netflix. Her latest book is The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission that Changed our Understanding of Madness. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 31 min
    Little Atoms 622 - Romesh Gunesekera's Suncatcher

    Little Atoms 622 - Romesh Gunesekera's Suncatcher

    Romesh Gunesekera is the author of many acclaimed works of fiction including Reef, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, The Sandglass, winner of the inaugural BBC Asia Award, and The Match, the ground-breaking cricket novel. His fiction has been translated into over a dozen languages and he is the recipient of many awards including a Premio Mondello in Italy. He was born in Colombo and lives in London. His latest novel is Suncatcher. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 26 min
    Little Atoms 621 - James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary Time

    Little Atoms 621 - James Meek's To Calais, In Ordinary Time

    James Meek is the author of six novels including The People's Act of Love which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won both the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize and the Scottish Arts Council Award. It has been published in more than thirty countries. Meek's last novel The Heart Broke In was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and he has also written two collections of short stories and two books of non-fiction, Private Island, which won the 2015 Orwell Prize and Dreams of Leaving and Remaining. He is a Contributing Editor to the London Review of Books and writes regularly for the Guardian and New York Times. His latest novel is To Calais, In Ordinary Time. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Little Atoms 620 - Caleb Klaces' Fatherhood

    Little Atoms 620 - Caleb Klaces' Fatherhood

    Padraig Reidy hosts this episode, joined by Caleb Klaces to discuss his debut novel Fatherhood. They talk about the place of being a father today, the value of home and the novel as an adult bildungsroman. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 26 min
    Little Atoms 619 - Emma Forrest's Royals

    Little Atoms 619 - Emma Forrest's Royals

    Emma Forrest has published three novels, an essay collection and the memoir Your Voice In My Head. An Anglo-American currently based in London, she recently wrote and directed her feature debut, Untogether. Her latest novel is Royals. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 26 min

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