September 11th, 2016
Episode 196 of 240 episodes
Did you know Irish writer James Joyce had a daughter, who danced in Paris in the 1920s, but spent the last forty years of her life hidden away in asylums? Her name was Lucia, and today you'll find out all about her. More family stories, too, with Ann Patchett and Susan Faludi; and the power of the political essay, and poetry, with Indonesian writer Goenewan Mohamad.
Welcome to the Brain Training Podcast, the daily audio workout for your head. In this podcast we have two games for you, each with three rounds which get progressively harder. To enjoy the full experience, relax, and avoid distractions whilst you listen.