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The Solitude of Prime Numbers

Paolo Giordano’s first novel, The Solitude of Prime Numbers, took Italy by storm last year: selling over a million copies and becoming the year’s top selling title.  Today we talk to Paolo, fresh from his debut at the Hay Festival, about the process of writing.  “Writing a novel is like tearing a piece out of […]

The Prefrontal Gym

“Every story is a new Heaven” says Brian Eno of  Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman – our guest this morning.  The connection between good science and good writing is closer than you might think.  And listen out for David’s definition of “good writing” – it’s eye-opening!  Neuroscience offers untold possibilities for […]