The TLS Podcast

By The TLS

A weekly podcast on books and culture brought to you by the writers and editors of the Times Literary Supplement.

  1. 1.
    A Bengali Polymath and an ‘Accidental Modernist’
    52:24
  2. 2.
    ‘But Where’s the Poetry?!’
    52:29
  3. 3.
    D. H. Lawrence in Flames
    51:54
  4. 4.
    Jane Austen and Abolition
    51:45
  5. 5.
    Angela Thirkell’s Relentless Self-Belief
    51:31
  6. 6.
    Pirandello’s Controlled Chaos
    50:34
  7. 7.
    Violence Upon the Roads
    50:19
  8. 8.
    Underground and on the Run
    50:17
  1. 9.
    Getting Shakespeare’s Measure
    50:01
  2. 10.
    Philip Roth, For Better, For Worse, Forever?
    49:47
  3. 11.
    Dreams of America
    50:00
  4. 12.
    Myth-busting, awkwardness, pure Marvellousness
    49:37
  5. 13.
    Vivian Gornick’s Time
    49:38
  6. 14.
    Avoidance and absurdity
    49:05
  7. 15.
    Ishiguro’s AI and Grendel’s Mother
    50:02
  8. 16.
    Nostalgia, Outsiders and "Rubber Tramps"
    49:53
  9. 17.
    Weapons, Grouse and Red Herrings
    50:45
  10. 18.
    Tentatively Pressing
    50:02
  11. 19.
    The Barbara Comyns revival
    49:26
  12. 20.
    BONUS: David Baddiel - Jews Don't Count
    32:00
  13. 21.
    Borges - Encounters and "Encounters"
    49:37
  14. 22.
    Delicate Matters
    50:18
  15. 23.
    Epiphanies and Kidneys
    48:55
  16. 24.
    This is Pakistan
    49:00
  17. 25.
    Jacques Tati’s Serious Gags
    48:09
  18. 26.
    Stalin, little and large
    48:45
  19. 27.
    Beethoven at 250
    48:51
  20. 28.
    BONUS: 2020 Booker Prize Winner - Douglas Stuart
    30:10
  21. 29.
    Neither Victims nor Perpetrators
    48:45
  22. 30.
    Gagged with Ashes
    49:03
  23. 31.
    Books of the Year 2020
    49:10
  24. 32.
    You Have Fixed Me
    50:59
  25. 33.
    Terrifyingly True (or Not)
    49:15
  26. 34.
    Classical music conductors: Overpaid, oversexed and over the hill?
    28:24
  27. 35.
    Out Caravaggio-ing Caravaggio
    48:45
  28. 36.
    Dancing on Air
    49:02
  29. 37.
    Milk as Metaphor
    49:02
  30. 38.
    Seduction and Uprisings
    49:31
  31. 39.
    Murder at the Opera
    48:23
  32. 40.
    Books! Books! Books!
    37:12
  33. 41.
    Sex and the City of Ladies
    24:30
  34. 42.
    The TLS, rewind #4
    45:04
  35. 43.
    The TLS, rewind #3
    36:17
  36. 44.
    The TLS, rewind #2
    57:28
  37. 45.
    The TLS, rewind #1
    38:48
  38. 46.
    Climate change, from 'doomism' to optimism
    43:38
  39. 47.
    Life as a Roman emperor
    56:38
  40. 48.
    How the West was written
    45:43
  41. 49.
    Romance versus realism
    42:32
  42. 50.
    The Pet Shop Boys paradox
    32:03

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