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Season V Episodes

 Episode image is a detail from the cover of  Through The Language Glass  by Guy Deutscher, published by Arrow Books in 2011; cover design by Kelly Too; mirror illustration derived from textiles sourced from istockphoto.com.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Through The Language Glass by Guy Deutscher, published by Arrow Books in 2011; cover design by Kelly Too; mirror illustration derived from textiles sourced from istockphoto.com.

Joining Charles Adrian for the 104th Second-Hand Book Factory is Nottingham-born writer and comedian, also translator, editor and interpreter-in-ovo, James Harris. They discuss comedians on comedy, the naming of people and the now-discredited Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.

 

Book listing:

A Clown Too Many by Les Dawson

Yellow by Vera Chok (from The Good Immigrant, edited by Nikesh Shukla)

Through The Language Glass (Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages) by Guy Deutscher

 

Links:

Some background on the reasons for the Print Room protest from Daniel York

Vera Chok’s thoughts on Print Room protest

Daniel York’s account of the protest

Photos of the protest

 

Sapir-Whorf hypothesis
 

James Harris

Charles Adrian