Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Uninvited by Geling Yan, published in 2007 by Faber and Faber Limited; cover design by Faber; cover photograph by Johnny Ring.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Uninvited by Geling Yan, published in 2007 by Faber and Faber Limited; cover design by Faber; cover photograph by Johnny Ring.

For the 77th Second-Hand Book Factory, Charles Adrian meets actor, wanderer and discover Rebecca Yeo at the Royal Arsenal in Woolwich, London. They talk about the importance of asking questions without expecting answers, a seminal book on acting and banquet bugs in China.

This episode features a jingle written for the podcast by the band Friends Of Friends; you can find some of their music here.

Episode released: 25th August, 2015.

Book listing:

Astonishing The Gods by Ben Okri

Acting: The First Six Lessons by Richard Boleslavsky

The Uninvited by Geling Yan

Links:

Friends Of Friends on Soundcloud

Charles Adrian