Archive | September, 2008

18. Julian Baggini: Mistrust the lucky ducky

“In marketing and in politics people have got more sophisticated in their manipulation techniques, so more than ever we need to know what they are, so that we can spot the truth when we see it.” Julian Baggini is the first guest to pay a return visit to the Podularity studio. I last interviewed him […]

Continue Reading · 19 September, 2008 · history and politics, podcasts, science and philosophy

Andrew Sean Greer on San Francisco in the 50s

My latest podcast for Faber & Faber is now available on their site and on iTunes. In it I talk to American novelist Andrew Sean Greer about his latest book, The Story of a Marriage. It’s a beautifully realized depiction of what happens to the relationship between two people when a third appears on the […]

Continue Reading · 6 September, 2008 · literature, podcasts