Talking Books

Talking Books

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Kidnap: Inside The Ransom Business
Mar 31, 2019 • 49 min
This week Susan talks to German researcher and writer Anja Shortland about her fascinating new book ‘Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business’ published by Oxford University Press.
246: Walking to Jerusalem with Justin Butcher
Feb 10, 2019 • 53 min
250: 'More Dashing' with Adam Sisman
Feb 9, 2019 • 52 min
249: 'Our Boys' with Helen Parr
Feb 9, 2019 • 53 min
248: 'How the Work Thinks' with Julian Baggini
Feb 9, 2019 • 53 min
247: The Vogue with Eoin Mc Namee
Feb 9, 2019 • 50 min
259: Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business
Feb 4, 2019 • 49 min
252: 'Schadenfreude' with Tiffany Watt Smith
Jan 27, 2019 • 53 min
243: Why We Need Religion with Stephen Asma
Jan 14, 2019 • 54 min
242: Attention with Joshua Cohen
Jan 7, 2019 • 51 min
239: 'Music as an Art' with Roger Scruton
Dec 12, 2018 • 54 min
238: Death of a Translator with Ed Gorman
Dec 10, 2018 • 53 min
244: The Desert and the Sea Michael Scott Moore
Dec 4, 2018 • 54 min
241: 'The Book of Common Prayer'
Dec 4, 2018 • 56 min
245: 'Living with Buildings' with Iain Sinclair
Dec 4, 2018 • 52 min
236: The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt
Nov 6, 2018 • 53 min
240: 'The Happiness Dictionary' with Tim Lomas
Nov 6, 2018 • 35 min
234: Robert Graves with Jean Moorcroft Wilson
Nov 5, 2018 • 52 min
233: ISLA Festival 2018 - Instituto Cervantes
Oct 20, 2018 • 54 min
243: 'Passing Judgment' with Terri Apter
Oct 20, 2018 • 35 min
237: Inheritors of the Earth
Sep 17, 2018 • 54 min
236: My Country: A Syrian Memoir
Aug 14, 2018 • 50 min
231: The Day That Went Missing
Jul 29, 2018 • 35 min
224: Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments
Jul 29, 2018 • 35 min
230 'The Wandering Vine' with Nina Caplan
Jul 24, 2018 • 36 min
220: The West Cork Literary Festival
Jul 21, 2018 • 35 min
219: 'Heavens on Earth' with Michael Shermer
Jul 15, 2018 • 37 min
226: 'The Odyssey' translated by Emily Wilson
Jul 10, 2018 • 33 min
228: 'Compass' with Mathias Enard
Jul 9, 2018 • 34 min
227: The Happiness Curve with Jonathan Rauch
Jul 8, 2018 • 34 min
217: The Female Persuasion with Meg Wolitzer
Jul 1, 2018 • 37 min
229: 'Science and Spiritual Practices
Jul 1, 2018 • 33 min
215: 'Why Poetry' with Matthew Zapruder
Jun 11, 2018 • 35 min
225: Javier Cercas & Jennifer N Makumbi
May 28, 2018 • 32 min
Chapter: 220 'American Histories' with John E Wideman
May 22, 2018 • 35 min
223: 'The House of Broken Angels'
May 15, 2018 • 33 min
218: Marx: A Very Short Introduction with Peter Singer
May 13, 2018 • 36 min
210: Writing Malawi
May 8, 2018 • 32 min
222: 'How Shostakovich Changed My Mind'
May 6, 2018 • 35 min
209: 'Moving Kings' with Joshua Cohen
Apr 30, 2018 • 33 min
221: 'Win Win' with Joanne Lipman
Apr 24, 2018 • 34 min
216: 'Gorbachev: His Life and Times'
Apr 24, 2018 • 35 min
214: Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction
Apr 24, 2018 • 34 min
213: 'Solitude' by Michael Harris
Apr 24, 2018 • 35 min
211: Byron's Letters and Journals
Apr 24, 2018 • 34 min
212: Why Liberalism Failed
Apr 24, 2018 • 35 min
208: 'Freud: The Making of an Illusion'
Jan 9, 2018 • 34 min
207: 'Humankind' with Timothy Morton
Jan 9, 2018 • 32 min
206: 'Far and Away' with Andrew Solomon
Jan 9, 2018 • 34 min
205: Secularism with Andrew Copson
Jan 9, 2018 • 29 min