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Zadie Smith: Adult friendships seem hopelessly diluted

Zadie Smith's Swing Time is about the divergent fortunes of two childhood friends w...

Kathy Lette on how autism inspired her latest novel

"Autistic people are the garlic in life’s salad" - Kathy Lette on how raising...

Arundhati Roy on The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

We talk to Arundhati Roy about her new book, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness, and how ...

Sheila Norton

The author shares how she wrote her book, The Vets at Hope Green, and her writing inspi...

Elizabeth Strout: I hope people will feel less alone

An interview with Anything is Possible author Elizabeth Strout

A Conversation with Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan discusses how his writing has changed over the course of his career

Adrian Edmondson talks time travel

In honour of Adrian Edmondson's new book Tilly and the Time Machine, we grilled the...

Jo Nesbo on his new Harry Hole book, The Thirst

Jo Nesbo joins Konnie Huq in the Penguin studio to talk about his new novel The Thirst,...

An interview with Paula Hawkins

Paula Hawkins disucsses writing the follow-up to The Girl on the Train, Into the Water ...

Dystopias: Trump's First 100 Days

Howard Jacobson describes his vexing novella, Pussy, while Timothy Snyder reads from On...

Jon Culshaw and Meera Syal

Comedian and audiobook narrator Jon Culshaw joins Meera Syal in the Penguin studio in a...

Brad Stone on The Upstarts

Brad Stone, the award-winning author of The Everything Store speaks to David Baddiel ab...

Sean Conway on rising to challenges

Author and adventurer Sean Conway offers advice on taking on challenges and achieving y...

Footnotes author Vybarr Cregan-Reid on the joys of running

Running is more than just a sport – it's a magical way to get offline and recover s...

David Enrich on one of the biggest banking scandals ever

David Enrich, the author of The Spider Network, talks about his account of one of the b...

Trisha Ashley: 'Love, in all its forms, is a great healer'

The author of The Little Tea Shop of Lost and Found discusses the inspiration her heroi...

Scotland with Annalena McAfee, Rory Stewart and Denise Mina

There's a distinctly Scottish flavour to this month's podcast as we discuss the...

Jess Phillips and Harriet Harman in conversation

Harriet Harman MP & Jess Phillips MP discuss what it means to be a woman in parliam...

Mohsin Hamid on the politics of fiction

Mohsin Hamid's Exit West tells the story of a young couple forced to flee a civil w...

John Boyne on The Heart's Invisible Furies

Bestselling author John Boyne joins Paul Smith in the Penguin studio to talk about his ...

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