Podcast Recommendations: Julian Barnes on BBC 3 The Essay, Discussing How He Has Changed His Mind

400x400bbBBC Radio 3 has a series called The Essay, which consists of brief essays read by their authors.

Two weeks ago, they had a series of five essays by Julian Barnes, discussing how he has changed his mind over the years. He looks at memory, words, politics, books, and time.

These are fascinating texts, delicately read by Barnes, who, if you’ve read his work, is a master of subtlety. All five of these essays address interesting questions, and are well worth listening to.