Little Atoms 604 - Ben Smith's Doggerland
Ben Smith is a lecturer in creative writing at Plymouth University, specializing in environmental literature and focusing particularly on oceans, climate change and the ‘Anthropocene’. He joined Neil to talk about his first novel, Doggerland, writing rooted in place, and the enjoyment of writing a character who is "really just a git".
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Little Atoms 832 - Octavia Bright's This Ragged Grace
Octavia Bright talks to Neil about her memoir of recovery and renewal This Ragged Grace.
Monday, May 29, 2023
Little Atoms 831 - Natasha Calder's Whether Violent or Natural
Neil talks to Natasha Calder about her new novel Whether Violent or Natural.
Monday, May 22, 2023
Little Atoms 830 - Kristen Ghodsee's Everyday Utopia
Kristen Ghodsee talks to Neil about her latest book Everyday Utopia: In Praise of Radical Alternatives to the Traditional Family Home.
Thursday, May 18, 2023
Little Atoms 829 - Claire Dederer's Monsters
Claire Dederer talks to Neil about her latest book Monsters: A Fan's Dilemma.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Little Atoms 828 - Blessin Adams' Great And Horrible News
Blessin Adams talks to Neil Denny about her book Great and Horrible News: Murder and Mayhem in Early Modern Britain.
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Little Atoms 827 - Mat Osman's The Ghost Theatre
Mat Osman tells Neil about his latest novel The Ghost Theatre.
Monday, May 8, 2023
Little Atoms 826 - Margot Douaihy's Scorched Grace
Margot Douaihy talks to Neil about her New Orleans set debut novel Scorched Grace.
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Little Atoms 825 - Isabella Hammad's Enter Ghost
Isabella Hammad talks to Neil about her latest novel Enter Ghost.