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Little Atoms is a weekly show about books, with authors in conversation. Produced and presented by Neil Denny.

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    • Maatschappij & cultuur

Little Atoms is a weekly show about books, with authors in conversation. Produced and presented by Neil Denny.

    Little Atoms 666 - Ivy Pochoda's These Women

    Little Atoms 666 - Ivy Pochoda's These Women

    Ivy Pochoda is the author of The Art of Disappearing, Visitation Street - a Guardian and Amazon best book of 2013 - and Wonder Valley, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist and a winner of the Strand Critics Circle Award. For many years she was a world-ranked squash player. She teaches creative writing at the Lamp Arts Studio in Skid Row. Ivy grew up in Brooklyn, NY and currently lives in West Adams, Los Angeles. Her latest novel is These Women.
     
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    • 33 min.
    Little Atoms 665 - George Saunders' A Swim In A Pond In The Rain

    Little Atoms 665 - George Saunders' A Swim In A Pond In The Rain

    On this week's show, George Saunders, author of the Booker Prize winning novel Lincoln In The Bardo, talks to Neil about the genius of the Russian short story in his latest book A Swim In A Pond In The Rain.
     
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    • 31 min.
    Little Atoms 664 - John Lanchester's Reality and Other Stories

    Little Atoms 664 - John Lanchester's Reality and Other Stories

    Just in time for Christmas! John Lanchester joins Neil for some spooky stories in his first short story collection, Reality and Other Stories.
     
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    • 26 min.
    Little Atoms 663 - Alex Ross' Wagnerism

    Little Atoms 663 - Alex Ross' Wagnerism

    Alex Ross graduated from Harvard in 1990. He wrote for the New York Times from 1992 until 1996 when he became staff writer at the New Yorker. His first book, The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, won the Guardian First Book Award. It was also shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. He is also the author of the essay collection Listen to This. His latest book is Wagnerism: Art and politics in the shadow of music.
     
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    • 29 min.
    Little Atoms 662 - Noreena Hertz's The Lonely Century

    Little Atoms 662 - Noreena Hertz's The Lonely Century

    Noreena Hertz is a renowned thought leader, academic, and broadcaster who was named by The Observer “one of the world’s leading thinkers” and by Vogue “one of the world’s most inspiring women.” Her previous bestsellers—The Silent Takeover, I.O.U. and Eyes Wide Open—have been published in more than twenty countries, and her opinion pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, The Financial Times, El Pais, Die Zeit and South China Morning Post. Hertz holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD from Cambridge University. She is based at University College London, where she holds an Honorary Professorship. Her latest book is The Lonely Century.
     
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    • 30 min.
    Little Atoms 661 - Gavin Francis' Island Dreams

    Little Atoms 661 - Gavin Francis' Island Dreams

    Gavin Francis is an award-winning writer and GP. He is the author of four books of non-fiction, including Adventures in Human Being, which was a Sunday Times bestseller and won the Saltire Scottish Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award, and Empire Antarctica, which won Scottish Book of the Year in the SMIT Awards and was shortlisted for both the Ondaatje and Costa Prizes. He has written for the Guardian, The Times, the New York Review of Books and the London Review of Books. His work is published in eighteen languages. His latest book is Island Dreams: Mapping an Obsession.
     
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    • 29 min.

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