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Anna Leszkiewicz is culture editor of the New Statesman.
In this episode, authors Sarah Perry and Sinéad Gleeson reflect on how their relationships with their bodies have changed over lockdown.
Adults, Almost mixes anecdotes and interviews with clips recorded in teenagers’ homes, as well as musical and spoken word sequences.
In this Audible series, historian Greg Jenner persuasively makes the case that the story of “who gets to sit, and on what, and when, and why, is often a microcosmic glimpse into society’s rules”.
In her new book, Jacqueline Rose insists that to confront “crimes of the deepest thoughtlessness”, we must reckon with our own darkest impulses.
Does it move more slowly when we experience pain? Do we really see things “in slow motion” during a sudden accident?
This series about the death of Alexander Litvinenko is full of bizarre tonal shifts that are at odds with the show’s content.
Her guests reveal so much of themselves, as they speak with audible ambivalence, pain or shame about life-altering experiences.
Soft Voice tells the anxious 25-year-old estate agent Lydia what to wear, what to say and which yoghurt to eat each day. Until she disappears.
Confessional voicemails recorded by strangers in Eighties New York are at the centre of this strange story.
Episodes can be heavy in subject matter or dovetail with broader topical issues – the Windrush scandal, Brexit and Covid-19 – but they never opt for the obvious approach.