The LRB Podcast

Publisher:
The London Review of Books

The LRB Podcast

4.7/5

Critic Rating

The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones and Malin Hay, with guest episodes from the LRB's US editor Adam Shatz, Meehan Crist, Rosemary Hill and more.Find the LRB's new Close Readings podcast in on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, or search 'LRB Close Readings' wherever you get your podcasts. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Rachel Aroesti • The Guardian Mar 7, 2024

"...resolutely high-brow but never stodgy, serious but usually irreverent too."

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Score: 4

James Marriot Dec 30, 2022

"(Episode: The Dahl Factory) I loved The Dahl Factory, about Roald Dahl, from the egghead mag the London Review of Books. The tone is marvellously LRB-ish. The analysis of Dahl’s life and work is fascinating. It’s a brilliant discussion, never taking things too far and over-interpreting, but using careful thinking to say something genuinely interesting about Dahl, who is already so incredibly familiar to us."

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Score: 5

Alice Florence Orr • PodcastReview.org Mar 24, 2021

"In each episode, one of the LRB’s rotation of hosts speaks to an expert about their new book, but rather than presenting a formulaic interview, the podcast focuses on the subject at hand, whether it’s medieval midwifery or country music. The result is a stimulating weekly listen that covers writing on history, science, and the arts with the kind of measured intellectualism you can expect from the LRB. …"

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