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Blackwell Online Podcasts

Summary: The Blackwell Online podcasts bring a fantastic selection of free in-depth author interviews straight to your PC. Packed full with over 30 minutes of insight into some of the most fascinating titles available, you'll find a brand new podcast available every two weeks

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 Mark Bostridge | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:56

Mark Bostridge's biography of Victorian icon Florence Nightingale reveals that she was neither saint nor villain, but something much more interesting than the myth.

 Ben Goldacre | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:23

Ben Goldacre discusses his bestseller in which he debunks (with consistent hilarity) some of the most outrageous 'scientific' claims that we are bombarded with through the media today.

 Michael McNay | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 9:34

Michael McNay provides insight into his new book in which he reveals numerous attractions throughout the country which are unknown to tourists and sightseers.

 Donna Dickenson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 10:22

Donna Dickenson discusses her book 'Body Shopping' which provides an alarming account of the business of body parts trade.

 Margaret MacMillan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:19

Margaret MacMillan explains how history is not always treated with the respect that it deserves and appeals for extra care and respect to be used when we look back through time.

 Henry Hitchings | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:53

Henry Hitchings fields questions on his book 'The Secret Life of Words' which looks at the origin of words in the English language.

 Tim Harford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:51

Tim Harford discusses his latest book in which he argues that all human behaviour, even in the unlikeliest of individuals, complies with economic logic.

 Peter Carey | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:01

Peter Carey answers questions on 'His Illegal Self' which follows the self-discovery story of a young boy in search of his parents in distant Queensland.

 Alain de Botton | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:25

Alain de Botton joins us to discuss his latest book 'The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work' which looks at the beauty, interest and sheer strangeness of the modern workplace.

 Patricia Fara | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:53

Patricia Fara travels through the centuries and sweeps across the globe to provide a groundbreaking new account of science.

 David Craig | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:22

David Craig speaks of the bureaucracy and kleptocracy of the officials in the Brussels EU headquarters.

 Gary Marcus | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:19

Gary Marcus discusses his new title 'Kluge' which looks at the evolution of the human mind and the problems this presents for us in today's modern world.

 Misha Glenny | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:35

Misha Glenny, discusses the new world of international organised crime from the failing war on drugs to the latest threat of cyber crime.

 Frances Wilson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 11:35

Frances Wilson answers questions on her book 'The Ballad of Dorothy Wordsworth', which looks at the life of the English author and poet.

 Edward de Bono | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 15:29

Dr De Bono, world authority in the field of creative thinking and father of lateral thinking, explains his philosophies and concepts for more productive and valuable thinking methods.


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