The Choices We Make
“Choices are made in a few seconds and paid for in the time that remains…”
Paolo Giordano’s The Solitude of Prime Numbers was Italy’s top selling title last year and the winner of the country’s premier literary award, the Premio Strega (Italy’s equivalent of the Booker prize). Today is our last conversation with Paolo, fresh from his debut at Britain’s Hay Festival. What has the past year’s tumultuous success been like for him personally? And what considerable pressures and expectations does he now feel for his second book? Essential listening.
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