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Little Atoms 876 - Jonathan Lethem's Brooklyn Crime Novel

in the first show of 2024, Jonathan Lethem joins Neil Denny to talk about his new book Brooklyn Crime Novel.

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  • Little Atoms 892 - Sinéad Gleeson’s Hagstone

    25:50
    Sinéad Gleeson’s essay collection Constellations: Reflections from Life was published by Picador in 2019 and won Non-Fiction Book of the Year at 2019 Irish Book Awards and the Dalkey Literary Award for Emerging Writer. It was shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and Michel Deon Prize. In today's show she talks to Neil Denny about her debut novel Hagstone.
  • Little Atoms 891 - Peter Pomerantsev's How To Win An Information War

    28:24
    Peter Pomerantsev is a Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University, where he studies contemporary propaganda and how to defeat it. His first book, Nothing is True and Everything is Possible, won the 2016 RSL Ondaatje Prize and was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award, Pushkin Prize, Baillie Gifford Prize and Gordon Burn Prize. His second, This is Not Propaganda, won the 2020 Gordon Burn Prize. His essay on authoritarian propaganda, 'Memory in the Age of Impunity', won the 2022 European Press Prize. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. On today's show he talks to Neil Denny about his latest book How To Win An Information War: The Propagandist Who Outwitted Hitler.
  • Little Atoms 890 - Stuart Turton's The Last Murder At The End Of The World

    31:21
    Stuart Turton's debut novel, The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle, won the Costa First Novel Award and the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Best Novel, and was shortlisted for the Specsavers National Book Awards and the British Book Awards Debut of the Year. A Sunday Times bestseller, it has been translated into over thirty languages, and has sold over one million copies in the UK and US combined. The Devil and the Dark Water, his follow up, won the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Fiction and was selected for the BBC Two Book Club, Between the Covers, and the Radio 2 Jo Whiley Book Club. On today's podcast he talks to Neil Denny about his latest novel The Last Murder At The End Of The World.
  • Little Atoms 889 - Michael Donkor's Grow Where They Fall

    29:55
    Michael Donkor was born in London to Ghanaian parents. He studied English at Wadham College, Oxford, followed by a Masters in Creative Writing at Royal Holloway. His first novel, Hold, was longlisted for the Dylan Thomas and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prizes. He is a frequent contributor to outlets including the Guardian, the TLS and the Independent. Michael talks to Neil Denny his latest novel Grow Where They Fall.
  • Little Atoms 888 - Lauren Oyler's No Judgement

    29:00
    Lauren Oyler is the author of the novel Fake Accounts. Her essays on books and culture appear regularly in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the London Review of Books, Harper's, the Guardian and other publications. She lives in Berlin. on today's show she talks to Neil Denny about her new collection of essays No Judgement: On Being Critical.
  • Little Atoms 887 - Helen Oyeyemi's Parasol Against The Axe

    21:45
    Helen Oyeyemi talks to Neil Denny about her latest novel Parasol Against The Axe.
  • Little Atoms 886 - Tracy King's Learning To Think.

    28:07
    Tracy King talks to Neil Denny about her memoir Learning To Think.
  • Little Atoms 885 - Rachel Cockerell's Melting Point

    28:23
    Rachel Cockerell talks to Neil Denny about her first work of non-fiction Melting Point: Family, Memory and the Search for a Promised Land.
  • Little Atoms 884 - Hannah Durkin's Survivors

    26:03
    Dr. Hannah Durkin talks to Neil Denny about her new book Survivors: The Lost Stories of the Last Captives of the Atlantic Slave Trade.