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A weekly podcast on books and culture brought to you by the writers and editors of the Times Literary Supplement.
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A weekly podcast on books and culture brought to you by the writers and editors of the Times Literary Supplement.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Testaments of Youth

    Testaments of Youth

    This week, Lily Herd on a child's-eye view of rockstar royalty; and Toby Lichtig talks to novelist Chigozie Obioma at the Hay Festival.
    'My Family and Other Rock Stars', by Tiffany Murray
    'The Road to the Country', by Chigozie Obioma
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 50 min
    Private Eyes and Private Lives

    Private Eyes and Private Lives

    This week, Heather O'Donoghue puzzles over the locked rooms and red herrings of the crime genre; and Josh Raymond on an animated attempt to understand teenage turmoil.
    'The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and Their Creators', by Martin Edwards
    'Inside Out 2'
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 47 min
    Marginal Gains

    Marginal Gains

    This week, we accompany Stephen Sawyer on a speeded-up saunter through the arrondissements; and Toby Lichtig in conversation with Rory Stewart at the Hay Festival.
    'Impossible City: Paris in the Twenty-First Century', by Simon Kuper
    'The Zone: An Alternative History of Paris', by Justinien Tribillon
    'Politics on the Edge', by Rory Stewart
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 53 min
    Here Comes the Sun

    Here Comes the Sun

    This week, TLS editors and writers guide you through a summer of reading; and Sarah Watling explores the extraordinary story of an artistic double act.
    'Dorothy Hepworth and Patricia Preece: An Untold Story', Charleston, Lewes, Sussex
    'The Secret Art of Dorothy Hepworth, aka Patricia Preece', by Denys J. Wilcox
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 41 min
    Metamorphosis and Myth

    Metamorphosis and Myth

    This week, Ben Hutchinson on the making of Franz Kafka, a century after the writer's death; and an interview with Roz Dineen about her vision of climate catastrophe and societal collapse.
    'Kafka: Making of an icon', Weston Library, Bodleian, Oxford, until October 27
    Accompanying book edited by Ritchie Robertson
    'Briefly Very Beautiful', by Roz Dineen
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 52 min
    The TLS on Tour

    The TLS on Tour

    Join us for at the Hay Festival for a conversation encompassing portals to other worlds, rock bands, improbable giraffes and the travails of the M4.
    'Impossible Creatures', by Katherine Rundell
    'One Ukrainian Summer: A Memoir About Falling in Love and Coming of Age in the Former USSR', by Viv Groskop
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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