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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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    Roman Coins And Radical Rosa Bonheur

    Roman Coins And Radical Rosa Bonheur

    This week, Mary Beard talks us through coins and emperors, real and fake, and the hidden networks beneath the Roman Empire; and Norma Clarke discusses the life and work of Rosa Bonheur, a celebrated female artist who kept her radical private life to herself.
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 48 min
    Conquering Sociopaths

    Conquering Sociopaths

    Michele Pridmore-Brown on the troubled dreams of the gods of the digital universe
    https://www.the-tls.co.uk./articles/survival-of-the-richest-douglas-rushkoff-book-review-michele-pridmore-brown/


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    • 16 min
    “It Is An Astonishment To Be Alive”

    “It Is An Astonishment To Be Alive”

    This week, Baillie Gifford Prizewinner Katherine Rundell describes how John Donne’s life force captivated her; and celebrated actor and playwright Wallace Shawn surveys a lifetime of writing essays.
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy.

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    • 53 min
    End Of The Road

    End Of The Road

    George Berridge on Cormac McCarthy’s long-awaited diptych of conspiracy and nuclear anxiety
    https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/the-passenger-stella-maris-cormac-mccarthy-book-review-george-berridge/


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    • 24 min
    Bearing Witness To Terror

    Bearing Witness To Terror

    This week, we discuss Emmanuel Carrère’s incisive account of France’s judicial response to the Bataclan attacks; and a host of TLS contributors on their favourite books of 2022.

    ‘V13: Chronique judiciare’ by Emmanuel Carrère
    Books of the Year 2022
    Produced by Charlotte Pardy

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    • 47 min
    Tinker, Tailor, Lover, Spy

    Tinker, Tailor, Lover, Spy

    Robert Potts considers the inconstancies of John le Carré.
    https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private-spy-letters-john-le-carre-secret-heart-suleika-dawson-book-review-robert-potts/


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    • 16 min

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