Our First Podcast!

 

The first SRB podcast featuring:


Stephen Phelan talks about his experience of working as a volunteer in a Japanese town devastated by the earthquake.

Alan Taylor on why he's a fan of the Everyman Library.

Colin Waters attempts to watch every Werner Herzog film.

Brian Morton discusses literary hoaxes.

Rosemary Goring on the roots of children's literature.


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Our Second Podcast

The second SRB podcast featuring:


Colin Waters interviews Ali Smith

Meaghan Delahunt reads from her new novel, To The Island

Alan Taylor on why Philip Roth deserved to win the Man Booker International Prize.

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Podcast 3.5

The 3.5 SRB podcast featuring:


A former Church of Scotland minister who experienced a terrible ordeal, Helen Percy reads from her controversial memoir, Scandalous, Improper and Immoral.

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Podcast 5 (Halloween Special)

The Fifth (Halloween Special) SRB podcast featuring:


The Halloween Special!

John Burnside on The Turn of the Screw

Jim Hall and Colin Waters pick the perfect double bill of horror films

Director Robin Hardy on The Wicker Man and its sequel, The Wicker Tree

Academic Stephanie Spoto on demonology, Shakespeare and Milton

What makes MR James so scary?

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Our Third Podcast

The third SRB podcast featuring:


Iain Sinclair interviewed on 'the scam of scams', the 2012 Olympics.
Zoe Strachan reads from her new novel, Ever Fallen In Love?

Colin Waters praises the superheroic imagination of Grant Morrison.

A chat with Vagabond Voice's Allan Cameron about the difficulties of running a small publishers.

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Podcast 4

The Fourth SRB podcast featuring:


Kapka Kassabova reads from her new novel Villa Pacifica

Candia McWilliam on being a Booker judge

Alan Bissett reads from Pack Men

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2011 Review

The Christmas podcast featuring:


As 2011 draws to a close, the SRB takes stock. The latest podcast features a round-table discussion of the year in books. How tough is it for writers in our age of austerity? In a year packed with major news stories, is non-fiction better suited to capturing its turbulent events than fiction? Is the rise of ebooks as unstoppable as reported? And what of the Booker Prize? Alan Taylor (SRB editor), Rosemary Goring (Herald and Sunday Herald literary editor), and Jan Rutherford (Publicity and Printed Word) discuss the big issues.

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