May 19th, 2016
Episode 408 of 662 episodes
The amazing world of non human democracy. Slime mould, single cell amoeba without brains and bees may provide the solution for people looking to restore faith in the democratic process. A Brief History of Seven Killings, won last year's Man Booker prize. It's a novel with almost enough characters to rival War and Peace. It chronicles a Jamaica menaced by ghetto rudeboys, scheming politicians and CIA agents, caught up in the chaos of post-colonialism and the Cold War. Its author is Marlon James, and he’s here for the Sydney Writer’s Festival.
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