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Knowing laughter

The comedian and writer Helen Lederer joins us to discuss gender and comedy and the new Comedy Women In Print Prize;Lucy Dallas considers a clutch of novels in which animals might offer a little respite from human company; the TLS’s philosophy editor Tim Crane guides us through the riches of this week’s philosophy issue, including how the advent of biological immortality might augur“the greatest inequality experienced in all human history” and what happened when Michel Foucault took LSD in Death Valley To Leave with the Reindeer by Olivia Rosenthal, translated by Sophie Lewis Animaliaby Jean-Baptiste del Amo, translated by Frank Wynne The Animal Gazer by Edgardo Franzosini, translated by Michael F. Moore “The last mortals: why we are especially unfortunate to die, when our near-descendants could be immortal", by Regini Rini – see this week’s TLS (in print and online) Foucault in California: A true story, wherein the great French philosopher drops acid in the Valley of Death b...

56 MIN3 days ago
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Journey to the centre of the earth

Robert Macfarlane joins us to discuss our "peculiar times", the memory of ice, and the world beneath out feet; Margie Orford brings our attention to South Africa at a crucial moment in its history, twenty-five years since the first democratic election and as another makes its mark; Nicola Shulman offers a new theory about race in Disney's original Dumbo, from 1941 Underland: A deep time journey by Robert Macfarlane The Café de Move-on Blues: In search of the new South Africa by Christopher Hope

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