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Jenny Diski reads from the first two parts of her memoir, ‘A Diagnosis’ and ‘What to call her?’. Listen »
Alan Bennett: Alan Bennett read this sermon before the University, King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, 1 June 2014.
Jacqueline Rose: Recognised for her writing on subjects including Sylvia Plath, feminism, Proust, psychoanalysis, Zionism, the Middle East conflict and Jewish identity, Rose discusses her work with Justin Clemens, co-editor (wtih Ben Naparstek) of the Jacqueline Rose Reader.
Jacqueline Rose: Jacqueline Rose draws parallels between revolutionary 19th-century socialist Rosa Luxemburg and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe. She explains how each of these remarkable women straddled the divide between their political and inner lives. Chaired by Hilary Harper.
Ahdaf Soueif: In this year’s Edward Said Lecture at the British Museum, Ahdaf Soueif explains ‘Mina’s Banner’
Alan Bennett: In a 2011 Primrose Hill Lecture, Alan Bennett talks about what public libraries, now under threat, have meant to him.
The Author in the Age of the Internet: John Lanchester, Nicholas Spice, Colm Tóibín, Mary-Kay Wilmers and James Wood discuss the way technology is changing the stories we can tell.