Will is going to be in conversation with Henry Eliot about Thomas de Quincey (Confessions of an English Opium Eater) and William S. Burroughs (Junky) in Soho for the new series of the podcast On the Road with Penguin Classics released on September 29. Listen to the trailer here.
Reconsidering cannabis and the law
A Point of View on cannabis on Radio 4 can be heard here.
The Bomb Makes a Comeback
Listen to Will’s A Point of View tonight at 8.50pm on Radio 4, The Bomb Makes a Comeback. “Many people think of this as the two thousand and twenty-second year of the Christian era – I’m more inclined to view it as the sixtieth of the Arkhipov one …”
‘The West gave Putin green card to invade’
Self on Sebald
Twenty years after the death of WG Sebald, Will talks to Sebald biographer Carole Angier and his former friend, the poet Stephen Wells exploring the archive devoted to one of the great writers of the late 20th Century on Radio 4 at 8pm (GMT) here.
Are the Oscars obsolete?
On misopedia: the British attitude to children
You can listen to Will’s latest Point of View on Radio 4 from earlier this evening here.
Ulysses reading – Telemachus
As part of Shakespeare and Company‘s celebration of the centenary publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses, Will reads the first episode, which you can listen to here. Listen to the rest of the readings of the novel here when they become available.
Interview with Our Struggle podcast
Radio 4 bonanza
If you missed Will’s Point of View, A Sense of Home, on Radio 4 earlier on, you can listen again here.
Also on Radio 4, Will returns to the Moral Maze for a special end-of-year debate on Meaning, with Rowan Williams, Alice Roberts and Bonnie Greer on 29 December at 8pm.
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