On the day of recording, Claire was leaving the Wilton Way Café to return to Australia, where she lived before coming to London, and Claire is French! Enough reason, perhaps, to dedicate the whole of this 37th edition to some of the magnificent literary and musical outpouring of the people of France. These, though, are just the books and songs that came out when Charles Adrian gave his library a shake.
You can read about Philippe Gaulier on Wikipedia here.
This episode was recorded at the Wilton Way Café for London Fields Radio, which you can find out more about here.
You can listen to this episode on Mixcloud here.
Episode released: 28th May, 2013.
Thérèse Desqueyroux by François Mauriac (trans. Gerard Hopkins)
Salambô by Gustave Flaubert
Hiroshima Mon Amour by Marguerite Duras
The Devil In The Flesh (Le Diable Au Corps) by Raymond Radiguet (trans. A.M. Sheridan Smith)