Audio and Video
AUDIO The State of... the Nation
William Davies and Lorna Finlayson join Joanna Biggs and Tom Crewe. Listen »
AUDIO 'It's curable,' he said.
Colm Tóibín reads his account of being treated for cancer. Listen »
VIDEO Normal People
Sally Rooney talks to Kishani Widyaratna about her second novel. Watch »
VIDEO A TERRIBLE COUNTRY
Keith Gessen discusses Russia, socialism and the Soviet inheritance. Watch »
The State of...: The London Review of Books has a new podcast, called ‘The State of...’. Hosted by LRB editors Joanna Biggs and Tom Crewe, it aims to take the temperature of our contemporary culture. Find it now in Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast providers.
Plathologies: Mark Ford, Seamus Perry and Joanna Biggs consider the balance of biography and mythology in Plath’s work, situating her as a transatlantic, expressionist poet of the Cold War.
Alan Bennett: Alan Bennett puts on a new play and finds himself on someone’s arm, in his 2018 diary.
Adam Tooze: In his Winter Lecture, Adam Tooze examines an alternative, counterintuitive vision of America, as a power defying gravity.
Christopher Clark: Why should we think about the Revolutions of 1848 now? Christopher Clark provides some answers in his Winter Lecture, recorded at the British Museum on 15 February 2019.
Patricia Lockwood: Watch Patricia Lockwood travel through the internet in her Winter Lecture from the British Museum.
Video from the London Review Bookshop
Video: Elaine Mokhtefi talks to Adam Shatz: Elaine Mokhtefi talks to Adam Shatz about her time in Algiers in the 1960s, when the city became the de facto capital of anti-imperialism, anti-racism and world revolution.
Karl Ove Knausgaard on Edvard Munch: Karl Ove Knausgaard talks to Charlotte Higgins about the life and work of Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, the subject of his latest book, 'So Much Longing in So Little Space'.
Michael Hofmann: Michael Hofmann talks to Declan Ryan about his first new collection for almost two decades, One Lark, One Horse.