The Guardian Books Podcast

The Guardian Books Podcast

Finding solace in nature, with Luke Turner – books podcast

The music journalist and writer takes Claire for a wander through Epping Forest as they discuss...

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Why have we forgotten Jack the Ripper's victims? – books podcast

Historians Hallie Rubenhold and Lindsey Fitzharris discuss their books The Five and The...

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Can rocks influence US elections? Lewis Dartnell on how Earth shapes who we are – books podcast

The scientist talks about his latest book Origins: How the Earth Made Us. Help support our...

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Leïla Slimani and Cat Person author Kristen Roupenian – books podcast

The two authors discuss their stories about modern love and sex, and we reflect on the legacy of...

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The most disturbing books we've ever read, with Alice Clark-Platts – podcast

On this week’s show, thriller fan Alison talks to Alice Clark-Platts about her terrifying novel...

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Jason Reynolds and JD Salinger's posthumous return – books podcast

Jason Reynolds talks about tackling difficult subjects for children, and we discuss the ‘new’...

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Rethinking masculinity with Thomas Page McBee - books podcast

When McBee stepped into the boxing ring at Madison Square Gardens to fight, he made history as...

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Costa biography prize winner Bart van Es and Mathias Énard – books podcast

We head back to 16th-century Constantinople with Énard, explore the troubled legacy of the second...

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TS Eliot poetry prize winner Hannah Sullivan and Kevin Powers – books podcast

On this week’s show, we speak to Sullivan about her winning Three Poems, and US author Kevin...

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Should we stop working? And the books of 2019 – books podcast

On this week’s show, we take a look ahead at the books coming out this year, and speak to Josh...

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Sebastian Barry on James Joyce's Eveline – books podcast

Forty years after he first discovered it, Sebastian Barry explains why he loves James Joyce’s...

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Zadie Smith on Giuseppe Pontiggia's Umberto Buti – books podcast

Zadie Smith shares why she loves this almost ‘anti-Italian’ story from Giuseppe Pontiggia, then...

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Ama Ata Aidoo – books podcast

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie shares why she admires the ‘old-fashioned social realism’ of the...

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Neil Gaiman on Rudyard Kipling's The Gardener – books podcast

Neil Gaiman introduces Rudyard Kipling’s The Gardener, a melancholy tale from 1925, as part of...

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Penelope Lively on MR James' Oh, Whistle and I'll Come to You, My Lad – books podcast

You’ll never sleep in a twin bedroom again after hearing this classic Edwardian ghost story,...

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The best audiobooks to enjoy this Christmas - books podcast

From La Belle Sauvage to Lincoln in the Bardo, Claire and Sian review the most creative and...

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Our favourite books of the year, and prose poetry with Claudia Rankine – books podcast

On this week’s show, we reveal the books we loved most in 2018 and discuss the future of prose...

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Crime and passion with Sara Paretsky and André Aciman – books podcast

This week, it’s Claire’s birthday so she’s meeting with two of her favourite authors: crime...

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The art of biography, with Diarmaid MacCulloch and Ken Krimstein – books podcast

New Yorker cartoonist Krimstein discusses his pictorial life of Hannah Arendt and we head to the...

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Myth-making with Sarah Perry and Maria Dahvana Headley – books podcast

We talk to The Essex Serpent author Perry about the spine-tingling Melmoth and take Beowulf into...

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