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Conversations with some our of leading authors and creative thinkers, as we seek to understand how they write and where their ideas come from. Guests bring to the interview a handful of objects that have inspired their work. #PenguinPodcast

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Conversations with some our of leading authors and creative thinkers, as we seek to understand how they write and where their ideas come from. Guests bring to the interview a handful of objects that have inspired their work. #PenguinPodcast

    Yaa Gyasi with Nihal Arthanayake

    Yaa Gyasi with Nihal Arthanayake

    Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyasi talks to Nihal Arthanayake about her second novel, ’Transcendent Kingdom’. 


    Using objects like a photo of a mouse and a SZA song, the author of the award-winning ‘Homegoing’ chats to Nihal about her Ghanaian heritage, liking your own characters, and discussing mental illness in African cultures. #PenguinPodcast


    ’Transcendent Kingdom’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/3e0h7Oa
     
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    • 35分
    Ashley Audrain with Nihal Arthanayake

    Ashley Audrain with Nihal Arthanayake

    Author and ex-publicity director Ashley Audrain talks to Nihal Arthanayake about her wildly successful debut novel, ’The Push’. 


    Using objects like a popular Canadian children’s book and a Brandi Carlile song, Ashley chats to Nihal about the contradictions of motherhood, the catharsis of exploring our deepest fears on a page, and how parenting and writing co-exist. #PenguinPodcast


    ’The Push’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/2QFIHIv
     
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    • 32分
    Kehinde Andrews with Nihal Arthanayake

    Kehinde Andrews with Nihal Arthanayake

    Professor of Black Studies and author Kehinde Andrews talks to Nihal Arthanayake about his latest book, ’The New Age of Empire’. Using objects like his dad’s British passport, a keyring, and an iconic hip-hop album, they chat about embracing Black culture as a teenager, reckoning with the concept of ‘Britishness’ and the commercialisation of Black music. #PenguinPodcast’
    'The New Age of Empire’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/3eJ5OvH
     
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    • 33分
    Adam Kay with Isy Suttie

    Adam Kay with Isy Suttie

    Coinciding with World Book Day, writer and former junior doctor Adam Kay chats to Isy Suttie about his first children’s book, ‘Kay’s Anatomy’.


    Using objects like a letter from Alan Bennett and a Victorian bone cutting saw as a springboard, they discuss writing as a coping mechanism, relearning the piano and his undying love of Pulp. #PenguinPodcast


    ‘Kay’s Anatomy’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/3uP4n4q
     
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    • 43分
    Neil MacGregor with Nihal Arthanayake

    Neil MacGregor with Nihal Arthanayake

    British Art Historian and former Director of the British Museum Neil MacGregor chats to Nihal about the new audiobook of ‘A History of the World in 100 Objects’.


    Neil has chosen 4 of those objects plus an entirely new one (object 101!) including a Jade Axe and an Akan Drum. He chats to Nihal about how their meaning can change over time #PenguinPodcast


    ‘A History of the World in 100 objects’ is available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/3dfSbUb
     
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    • 34分
    Ali Smith with Nihal Arthanayake

    Ali Smith with Nihal Arthanayake

    Author and playwright Ali Smith chats to Nihal about her 2014 multi award-winning novel ‘How to be Both’, which has just been released as an audiobook.


    In this episode, Ali reveals how she takes herself out of her comfort zone, why we should give books a chance when reading them and her love of silent film. #PenguinPodcast

    'How to be Both' will be available to buy as an audiobook now - https://apple.co/2Z6TNaz
     
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    • 30分

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