July 20th, 2012
Episode 179 of 536 episodes
The American travel writer and author Paul Theroux discusses his latest novel The Lower River - how a man's longed for return to Malawi doesn't live up to his happy memories. Theroux also shares his controversial views on aid to Africa as Mariella discusses with him the continent that inspired his writing career and after a very public spat, his renewed relationship with the writer V.S. Naipaul.
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.