Deborah Frances-White host of The Guilty Feminist pod, Natalie Haynes, Michèle Roberts
Including a report from the London Design Biennale and film historian Peter Biskind.
Writers Belinda Bauer and Patricia Duncker discuss sex and death in literature
Physicists Nathan Case & Melanie Windridge discuss the the aurora borealis.
Writers Glyn Maxwell and Polly Clark discuss Auden’s The Age of Anxiety
Writers Louise Doughty and Damian Le Bas discuss Gypsy, Roma & Traveller culture.
with Kerry Andrew and Katherine Langrish
Matthew Sweet talks Jaws with shark expert Gareth Fraser and novelist Will Self.
Christopher Harding, philosopher Mark Vernon & Hetta Howes discuss ecstatic states.
Historians Laura Rowe and Saul David on the controversial torpedoing of an ocean liner
With the novelist Salley Vickers and literary historian Joe Moshenska
Faithful but dull or unfaithful and interesting that is the question
Poets Gillian Clarke and Peter Mackay discuss the folktales of the islands of the UK
Novelists John Lanchester & Diana Evans discuss depicting London in their fiction.
Abbie Garrington, Dan Richards discuss how mountains & wild landscapes inspire creativity
Inspired by Beethoven's musical jokes, Meg Rosoff selects an array of comic fiction
Writer Melissa Harrison, archaeologist Francis Pryor on British countryside & rural life
Tim Birkhead and Helen Macdonald on humanity's long relationship with birds
Lauren Elkin & Seán Williams discuss why walking is an inspiration for writers.