Archive | October, 2011

Joanna Nadin – Queen of Teen

My daughters, Livi and Abby, interviewed Joanna Nadin (far right below, with fellow authors after the Queens of Teen event) before her talk at the Bath Children’s Literature Festival last month. Click here to listen to the interview. [9:56]

Continue Reading · 17 October 2011 · children's books, podcasts

Tim Jeal on the Explorers of the Nile

Tim Jeal on The Explorers of the Nile from FaberBooks on Vimeo.

Continue Reading · 12 October 2011 · history and politics, podcasts, video

Le Monde diplomatique podcast – Obama, the deal-maker not world-shaker

In this month’s podcast for Le Monde diplomatique I talk to Eric Alterman about his piece on Barack Obama in the October edition of the paper, entitled “The compromiser-in-chief”. Eric’s piece begins with a reminder of the Mario Cuomo quote: “campaign in poetry but govern in prose” and goes on to look at the ways […]

Continue Reading · 6 October 2011 · history and politics, podcasts