The Guardian Books podcast


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The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by  Claire Armitstead,  Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion


As publishing begins the long climb to Christmas, Paul Beatty joins us to talk about life on the Man Booker shortlist

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How can we construct a sense of self from the fragments of life we can recall? We dissect how science and fiction shed light on the mysteries of memory

Warning strong language and imagery described in this podcast: This week’s podcast is dedicated to an in-depth and thorny discussion of women in sci-fi and the process of writing in and around the genre.