Charles Adrian is joined for the 70th Second-Hand Book Factory by failed mathematician and failed actuary Colin Bartlett. They talk about semi-autobiography, Duke Ellington, clouds and one of the best books of the 20th century.
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: 3rd March, 2015.
Yoruba Girl Dancing by Simi Bedford
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
The Ivankiad by Vladimir Voinovich (trans. David Lapeza)