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Sonia Faleiro | Podcast

Sonia Faleiro

Sonia Faleiro on marginalized narratives, her time as a reporter and how gender influences her work.

James Lasdun | Podcast

James Lasdun & Ted Hodgkinson

James Lasdun on his memoir, D.H. Lawrence and why finding a close reader can sometimes be a curse.

Sarah Hall | Podcast

Sarah Hall & Saskia Vogel

Sarah Hall speaks to Saskia Vogel about wolves, tattoos and the wilds of Cumbria.

Shobasakthi | Best Untranslated Writers

V. V. Ganeshananthan

‘Shobasakthi is also known as Anthony X; he is an ex-militant; he is an expatriate.’

Salman Rushdie | Interview

Salman Rushdie & John Freeman

‘I'm not quite the same person as the ‘me’ about whom the book is written.’

David Godine | Interview

Eric Burns

‘David R. Godine is a respected, adventurous, outspoken publisher and a soi-disant cultural elitist.’

Ben Lerner | Interview

Ben Lerner & Ted Hodgkinson

‘I have no memory of intending to write a novel.’

Pounding a Nail

Studs Terkel

‘It wasn't his first radio interview—he'd done a few in New York the previous year—but certainly among his earliest.’

Samantha Smith | Interview

Samantha Smith & Ted Hodgkinson

‘To write this memoir, I’ve had to open old wounds and go back to them again and again.’

Sam Byers | Podcast

Sam Byers & Ted Hodgkinson

‘She lived in fear of him saying something interesting, which might make her fall in love with him; or something horrific, which would shatter the illusion she’d so carefully constructed.’

Marcelo Ferroni | Interview

Marcelo Ferroni

‘This is an exciting moment for Brazilian literature. We may see a batch of new, vibrant novels, really soon.’