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Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.
Max Porter on an extraordinary therapy session with his brother.
Siri Hustvedt on contagious emotions.
Maru Ruefle on the complexity of names.
Berry Lopez on the interplay between love and fear.
‘Literature is that odd paradox: an artifice that somehow truthfully engages the reader, the mind, the emotions, the self, in essential communion.’
‘Flash Gordon, home from the terrible emptiness of space, has to make up stories for fear of worldwide despair.’
‘Museums are not solely concerned with objects and our collective past, but also with ideas; notions of what the world is, or should be.’
Sarah Ladipo Manyika and Mario Kaiser interview the Nobel Laureate.
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