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Beverly Glenn-Copeland

For this special edition filmmaker Posy Dixon and experimental musician Glenn Copeland discuss Copeland’s extraordinary creative philosophy. At 75, and on his first to...

The Outlaw Ocean

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ian Urbina cumulatively spent three years at sea documenting global injustices including trafficking, slavery and illegal fishing – t...

The Libreria Room : WATER

How does our relationship with water play out in literature and what does this tell us about ourselves? Madeleine Dunnigan is joined by Sophie Mackintosh (author of Th...


Nell Zink, the incomparable author of Wallcreeper discusses generational discord and the effectiveness of punk as a form of protest.

Let Me Not Be Mad

Author of Let Me Not Be Mad, AK Benjamin, challenges our often narrow assumptions regarding mental health – and how institutions invariably fall short when dealing wit...

Queer Futures

Curator Madeleine Dunnigan talks to author of Queer Intentions, Amelia Abraham and the author of Good as You, Paul Flynn about the importance of queer spaces in shapin...

Paul Mason - Capitalism in the Dock

What does it mean to be human and how do we think about this in our digital age of turbo-charged capitalism? Paddy Butler speaks with the brilliantly forthright author...

Caspar Henderson - Interior Worlds & Cosmic Couriers

From the psychological trauma of Dostoevsky to the cosmologically monumental, Caspar Henderson discusses some of the wonders of the universe from his book, New Map of ...

Kevin Barry - Beatlebone Spirit and the Heaventree of Stars

The punchiest of prose stylists talks to Paddy Butler about influences and his 2019 Booker long listed novel, Night Boat to Tangier.

James Bridle - Prometheus and the craft paradox

Author and conceptual artist, James Bridle, joins Paddy Butler to discuss some of the luminous ideas from his book, New Dark Age.

Carolyn Forché & Laia Abril

Civil War & Women's Rights - Carolyn Forché & Laia Abril

Michael Pollan & Rose Cartwright

In this special episode author of Pure, Rose Cartwright, talks to Michael Pollan (How to Change Your Mind).

Bernardine Evaristo & Sharmaine Lovegrove

In this episode Paddy Butler welcomes author Bernardine Evaristo (Girl, Woman, Other) and publisher supremo Sharmaine Lovegrove - together they discuss major issues co...

Bret Easton Ellis

Paddy Butler talks to author of American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis.

Roberto Calasso & Stanley Kubrick

Paddy Butler interviews legendary Italian author Roberto Calasso about Greek myths and the curator of the Stanley Kubrick exhibition at the Design Museum.

Sinéad Gleeson & Antonin Artaud

This time Paddy talks illness, empowerment and the creative process with Sinéad Gleeson, author of Constellations, and Martin McGeown, co-director of Cabinet Gallery.

Marcus du Sautoy & Allan Sekula

What is creativity, and what role do machines have in human expression? This week Paddy is joined by Mathematician Marcus du Sautoy on machine learning, as Lara cha...

Josh Cohen & Ottessa Moshfegh

Libreria's Paddy Butler is joined by authors Josh Cohen (Not Working) and Ottessa Moshfegh (My Year of Rest and Relaxation) to look at the inspiration behind their boo...

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