After each episode of the new Talking Politics podcast, brought to you in partnership with the London Review of Books, continue your exploration of the history of ideas in our unrivalled archive of essays and reviews, films and podcasts. This page will become a hub of ideas and resources for further reading, home-learning and student research that you can find across our website; check back regularly, and send suggestions of LRB pieces, writers and themes that have proved helpful in your own teaching and/or learning, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Further reading recommendations:
David Runciman has picked twelve pieces from our archive, for further reading after each episode in the first series of Talking Politics: History of Ideas.
Episode 10. Fanon on Colonialism
Episode 11. MacKinnon on Patriarchy
Episode 12. Fukuyama on History
From politics to poetry
If you’re enjoying David’s introductions to the most influential ideas of some of the modern world’s greatest political theorists, why not turn next to the lives and works of the most important poets of the 20th century? On ‘Close Readings’, our ‘revolutionary ... ★★★★★’ (The Times) podcast series, Seamus Perry and Mark Ford consider Auden, Larkin, Bishop, Hardy, Smith, Housman, Stevens, Plath, Heaney, Lowell, Hopkins and more through a lens of the pieces written about them in the LRB archive. Listen to the whole series for free on our website, or wherever you listen to your podcasts.