The Back Half: Ali Smith on the novel in the age of Trump

The new NS culture podcast brings you the novelist's recent lecture on the state of the novel.

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The New Statesman's new culture podcast, The Back Half, takes a break this week from regular programming to bring you Ali Smith's recent New Statesman/Goldsmiths Prize lecture on "why the novel matters in the age of Brexit and Trump".

Listen on iTunes here, on Acast here or via the player below:

You can read an edited version of the lecture in this week's magazine - get your copy now. Tom and Kate will be back with a regular episode next week.

Find out more about the Goldsmiths Prize here.

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