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Recorded live from our bookshop, in the heart of Paris, conversations and readings with internationally acclaimed authors. Discover exciting new fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and delve into our archives for events with Zadie Smith, Eddie Izzard, Don DeLillo, Rebecca Solnit, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Dave Eggers, Rachel Cusk, Marlon James, Edouard Louis, Sara Pascoe, Richard Powers, Sally Rooney and many, many more. Hosted by Adam Biles.

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Recorded live from our bookshop, in the heart of Paris, conversations and readings with internationally acclaimed authors. Discover exciting new fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and delve into our archives for events with Zadie Smith, Eddie Izzard, Don DeLillo, Rebecca Solnit, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Dave Eggers, Rachel Cusk, Marlon James, Edouard Louis, Sara Pascoe, Richard Powers, Sally Rooney and many, many more. Hosted by Adam Biles.

    Lindsey Tramuta on The New Parisienne

    Lindsey Tramuta on The New Parisienne

    We were delighted to be joined by Lindsey Tramuta to discuss her second book The New Parisienne—her fascinating follow-up to The New Paris—in which she explores the women and ideas shaping the French capital. We have a limited number of signed copies of The New Parisienne available in our online store: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/s/9781419742811/the-new-parisienne-the-women-ideas-shaping-paris

    • 1 hr 7 min
    John Freeman reads from The Park

    John Freeman reads from The Park

    Welcome back to the Shakespeare and Company Podcast. We’re thrilled to return with a reading from a dear friend of the bookshop, John Freeman, reading from his new book of poetry The Park, a collection inspired by the Luxembourg Gardens in Paris.

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    • 23 min
    Joris-Karl Huysmans at the Musée d’Orsay, with Andy Miller

    Joris-Karl Huysmans at the Musée d’Orsay, with Andy Miller

    In this episode Adam Biles joins Andy Miller—one of the presenters of the brilliant Backlisted podcast and author of The Year of Reading Dangerously—on a visit to the recent Huysmans exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, picking up their discussion of Huysmans’s novel A Rebours, begun two years earlier on episode 57 of Backlisted.

    Listen to Backlisted: https://www.backlisted.fm

    Find out more about the Husymans exhibition at Musée d’Orsay:

    https://www.musee-orsay.fr/en/events/exhibitions/in-the-museums/exhibitions-in-the-musee-dorsay/article/huysmans-critique-dart-47721.html?tx_kleemobileredirection=1&cHash=3f98abcf21

    • 42 min
    Jonathan Coe

    Jonathan Coe

    In the first of a special series of podcasts, we sat down with Jonathan Coe a few days after the UK left the EU, to catch up about the European reception to his novel Middle England, his hopes and fears post-Brexit, and the dangers when politics and nostalgia mix.

    • 37 min
    Chigozie Obioma on An Orchestra of Minorities

    Chigozie Obioma on An Orchestra of Minorities

    We were joined by Chigozie Obioma to discuss the mesmerising epic An Orchestra of Minorities, his second novel to be shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

    • 1 hr
    Lucy Ellmann on Ducks, Newburyport

    Lucy Ellmann on Ducks, Newburyport

    We were joined by Lucy Ellmann to discuss her “extraordinary . . . astounding . . . amazing” (Irish Times) new novel, the Booker-shortlisted Ducks, Newburyport.

    • 1 hr

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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