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(Background noise might make this episode a challenging listen.)

Season 4 Episodes

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Original Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, published by Egmont Press 2004; original art by William Nicholson.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of The Original Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, published by Egmont Press 2004; original art by William Nicholson.

For the 99th Second Hand Book Factory, Charles Adrian goes to meet theatrical educationalist and daydreamer Natalie Flynn at the Liverpool Empire Theatre. They talk about childhood, friendship, stories, the wisdom of Pooh, the importance of acceptance and the pain of becoming real.

There is a certain amount of background noise sidling in through the open window of the room this episode was recorded in.

You can watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie giving her Ted talk The Danger Of A Single Story on YouTube here. Another of her books, Half Of A Yellow Sun, is discussed in Page One 72.

Episode released: 8th November, 2016.

 

Book Listing:

The Complete Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

 

Links:

The Danger Of A Single Story on YouTube

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