Archive | October, 2008

Tiger triumphant

Congratulations to Aravind Adiga for his Booker win last night for his debut novel, The White Tiger. For those of you who missed it, you can find my interview with Aravind from earlier this year here. And if you want to sample his novel, you can hear him reading from it here and here.

Continue Reading · 15 October 2008 · literature, podcasts

19. Mark Vernon on: What is wellbeing?

Mark Vernon has just brought out a book on wellbeing in a new series of which he’s general editor. But this isn’t a run-of-the-mill self-help series. The series is called The Art of Living  and it’s published by independent philosophy specialist, Acumen. Their stated aim is to “open up philosophy’s riches to a wider public […]

Continue Reading · 3 October 2008 · religion and belief, science and philosophy