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Listen to the latest literary events recorded at the London Review Bookshop, covering fiction, poetry, politics, music and much more.
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London Review Bookshop Podcast London Review Bookshop

    • Arts
    • 2.8 • 6 Ratings

Listen to the latest literary events recorded at the London Review Bookshop, covering fiction, poetry, politics, music and much more.
Find out about our upcoming events here: https://lrb.me/bookshopeventspod

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    Wallace Shawn and Gareth Evans: Sleeping Among Sheep Under a Starry Sky

    Wallace Shawn and Gareth Evans: Sleeping Among Sheep Under a Starry Sky

    Wallace Shawn talks to Gareth Evans about his new collection of essays.
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    • 1 hr
    Sophie Lewis & Lola Olufemi: Abolish the Family

    Sophie Lewis & Lola Olufemi: Abolish the Family

    In Abolish The Family, leading feminist critic Sophie Lewis asks us to imagine a world without families. She traces the history of family abolitionism, before introducing us to the groundbreaking politics of radical feminists and gay liberationists that have called for a society organised without the family at its core.
    Lewis was joined by Lola Olufemi, author of Experiments In Imagining Otherwise.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Vigdis Hjorth & Shahidha Bari: Is Mother Dead

    Vigdis Hjorth & Shahidha Bari: Is Mother Dead

    Vigdis Hjorth’s latest novel Is Mother Dead (translated by Charlotte Barslund; Verso) is a characteristic blend of thriller, metafiction, meditation on art, motherhood, belonging and surveillance. She cites as influences Brecht and Céline. Others have compared her to Kafka and Thomas Bernhard, but in truth, she is quite unique. Hjorth was in conversation with writer and broadcaster, Shahidha Bari.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Chantal Mouffe & James Schneider: Towards a Green Democratic Revolution

    Chantal Mouffe & James Schneider: Towards a Green Democratic Revolution

    Chantal Mouffe is one of the world’s leading left thinkers on power and populism. In her latest book, she proposes the creation of a broad coalition of movements under the banner of a Green Democratic Revolution to confront the impending ecological crisis.
    Mouffe was joined in conversation with James Schneider, co-founder of Momentum and author of Our Bloc: How We Win.
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Martin Shaw and Claire Armistead: s t a g c u l t

    Martin Shaw and Claire Armistead: s t a g c u l t

    A storyteller, mythologist and poet, Martin Shaw’s latest collection, s t a g c u l t (Hazel Press, 2022) lifts a lantern to a kind of haunting we can’t quite exorcise, or don’t wish to. Shaw was joined in conversation by Claire Armitstead, associate culture editor at the Guardian and presenter of their weekly books podcast.
    Buy a copy of s t a g c u l t from the Bookshop: https://lrb.me/stagcult
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    • 55 min
    Lara Feigel and Lauren Elkin: Look! We Have Come Through!

    Lara Feigel and Lauren Elkin: Look! We Have Come Through!

    In the spring of 2020 Lara Feigel found herself locked down with her partner, her two children and the works of D.H. Lawrence. In Look! We Have Come Through! (Bloomsbury) she blends biography, autobiography and literary criticism in a way familiar to readers of Free Woman, her book about Doris Lessing.
    Feigel was joined in conversation about Lawrence and her own rediscovery of him with author Lauren Elkin.
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    • 53 min

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