Episode image is a detail from the cover of Give My Regards To Eighth Street by Morton Feldman, published in 2002 by Exact Change; cover painting: Friend - To M.F. by Philip Guston, 1978, collection of the Des Moines Art Center, courtesy of the McKee Gallery, New York.

Episode image is a detail from the cover of Give My Regards To Eighth Street by Morton Feldman, published in 2002 by Exact Change; cover painting: Friend - To M.F. by Philip Guston, 1978, collection of the Des Moines Art Center, courtesy of the McKee Gallery, New York.

For the 34th Second-Hand Book Factory, Charles Adrian is with artist and lecturer Hannah Rickards at her home in Clapton. Their discussion touches on travel writing, the fascination of the north, the abstraction of art from reality and a certain kind of self-confidence.

Another books by Italo Calvino, Adventures Of A Near-Sighted Man, is discussed in Page One 116.

This episode was recorded in Clapton for London Fields Radio, which you can find out more about here.

You can listen to this episode on Mixcloud here.

Episode released: 12th August, 2013.

Book listing:

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Palomar by Italo Calvino (trans. William Weaver)

Give My Regards To Eighth Street by Morton Feldman

Links:

Page One 116

Page One 48 on Mixcloud

London Fields Radio

Hannah Rickards

Charles Adrian