Matt Haig: Father Christmas

Family

Matt Haig: Father Christmas

Sat 24 Nov

Matt presents his third book in his charming festive series: Father Christmas and Me.

Lucy Siegle: Turning the Tide on Plastic

Environment

Lucy Siegle: Turning the Tide on Plastic

Sat 24 Nov

Journalist, broadcaster and eco lifestyle expert Lucy Siegle provides a powerful call to arms to end the plastic pandemic along with the tools we need to make a decisive change.

Matt Haig in conversation with Susanna Howard: Notes on a Nervous Planet

Mental Health

Matt Haig in conversation with Susanna Howard: Notes on a Nervous Planet

Sat 24 Nov

After years of panic attacks, Matt Haig began to look for the link between what he felt and the world around him. This is a personal and vital look at how to feel happy, human and whole in the twenty-first century.

Edith Hall: Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Philosophy

Edith Hall: Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Sat 24 Nov

Edith Hall shows how ancient thinking is precisely what we need today, even if you don't know your Odyssey from your Illiad.

David Runciman: How Democracy Ends

Politics

David Runciman: How Democracy Ends

Sat 24 Nov

David Runciman, one of the UK's leading professors of politics, surveys the political landscape of the West, helps us to spot the new signs of a collapsing democracy and advises us on what could come next.

Oliver Bullough: Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World an How to Take it Back

Politics

Oliver Bullough: Moneyland: Why Thieves and Crooks Now Rule the World an How to Take it Back

Sat 24 Nov

Join the investigative journalist Oliver Bullough on a journey into Moneyland - the secret country of the lawless, stateless superrich.

Bettany Hughes: Istanbul

History

Bettany Hughes: Istanbul

Sat 24 Nov

Join award-winning historian, author and broadcaster, Bettany Hughes, as she discusses her latest book, Istanbul, a Tale of Three Cities.

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