Bookshop Events & Films

Watch the best literary events in London, and films about writers and their work, from the London Review Bookshop.

19 August 2021 · 1hr 01min

Jeanette Winterson talks to Victoria Turk about her new book of essays, 12 Bytes, which explores the future of artificial intelligence and what it might mean for the future of humanity.

David Runciman and Pankaj Mishra: Histories of Ideas

David Runciman and Pankaj Mishra, 19 August 2021

2 July 2021 · 1hr 11mins

To mark the conclusion of his History of Ideas podcast series, David Runciman talks to Pankaj Mishra about Gandhi, Rousseau and Nietzsche, as well as an alternative canon of non-Western theorists of politics and crisis.

14 August 2019 · 1hr 21mins

Colm Tóibín unpacks the work of Elizabeth Bishop and Thom Gunn, and the relationship between the poets, with help from recordings from the archive of 92nd Street Y in New York.

22 July 2019 · 39mins

Anthony Wilks visits poet George Szirtes to find out about the story of Szirtes’ mother, Magda, a Hungarian photographer who survived two concentration camps and escaped Budapest for England with her family in 1956.