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Podcast: Adam Foulds and John Freeman

Adam Foulds

Adam Foulds spoke to John Freeman about how he wanted to be a scientist before discovering writing and his time working in a warehouse as a forklift truck driver.

A Conversation with Orhan Pamuk

Maureen Freely

‘How do you hold your own in such a climate?’

Five Things Right Now: Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah

Petina Gappah shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Renee Gladman

Renee Gladman

‘I go here to slow everything down, to study shadow in a space of dreaming.’

Five Things Right Now: Rachel B. Glaser

Rachel B. Glaser

Rachel B. Glaser shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Interview: Philippe Claudel

Emily Greenhouse

‘The modern novel can’t sidestep or ignore the idea of evil on an industrial level’

Five Things Right Now: Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall, a Granta Best of Young British Novelist, published her novel, The Wolf Border, last month. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Nicaragua: An Appeal

David Hare

'To arrive in Nicaragua is at once to be disorientated, for since the earthquake in 1972, there has been, and is still no proper city of Managua.'

Podcast: Highlights of 2011

Ted Hodgkinson

‘After the readings stay tuned for some outtakes and extras, including an extract from a Liars League performance of New Voice Bilal Tanweer’s story 'After That We Are Ignorant', Lavinia Greenlaw reads her online poem 'Saturday Night' and Don DeLillo has an encounter with an unruly mircophone.’

The Game of Evenings

Adolf Hoffmeister

For Bloomsday, James Joyce and Adolf Hoffmeister argue about a Czech translation of Finnegans Wake in a rare and intimate interview from 1930.

Aftermath

Kris Hofmann

‘What is a feminist, anyway? What does it mean, to call yourself one?’

Interview: Bruce Chatwin

Michael Ignatieff

‘After lunch in the white study, with the wooden slat blinds drawn against the fierce bright sun reflecting off the snowy fields, he sits down in a canvas chair in front of the fire, hands together, fingers touching his lips, waiting: wary, amused, elusive.’

Five Things Right Now: Cynan Jones

Cynan Jones

‘A pair of seagulls. I say a pair. They might just be good friends.’

Podcast: Lawrence Joseph

Lawrence Joseph

‘I don’t know / where you are, I don’t know what / I’m going to do, I heard a man say; / the man who had spoken was myself.’

Five Things Right Now: Noelle Kocot

Noelle Kocot

‘This is not only poetic, to think of the Creator as a big bird, but also quite mysterious.’

Interviews of the Boys from the War

Daniel Kon

‘In another platoon, they were stripped from the waist down and were told to rest their balls on a plank and were then hit hard from behind. In my platoon, they were put in the camp prison.’

Interview: Hari Kunzru

Hari Kunzru & Ted Hodgkinson

‘It was interesting to me how readily UFOs can be mapped onto a spiritualism, Madame Blavatsky and so on.’

Five Things Right Now: Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky

Dorothea Lasky, author of the poetry collection, Rome, shares five links of what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Victor LaValle reads ‘Long Distance’

Victor LaValle

Click on the player below to listen to Victor LaValle read his essay ‘Long Distance’.

Five Things Right Now: Melissa Lee-Houghton

Melissa Lee-Houghton

‘It thrills and delights me that I can now watch concerts I would’ve given several fingers to go to in the ’90s, albeit wonky though these videos are.’

Five Things Right Now: Kelly Link

Kelly Link

Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble shares five links to what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas

Caroline Lucas, Green Party MP and author of Honorable Friends?, shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about.

Five Things Right Now: Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli

Valeria Luiselli, published her most recent novel, The Story of My Teeth, last month. She shares five things she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.

Five Things Right Now: Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado

Carmen Maria Machado, author of ‘The Husband Stitch’, shares five links to what she’s reading, watching and thinking about right now.