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Jul 31, 2020

Pankaj Mishra is a multiple award-winning Indian writer, essayist and novelist who has been challenging traditional ideologies for over 30 years.


His latest book ’Bland Fanatics: Liberals, Race and Empire’ argues that modern democracies are heading towards moral and ideological bankruptcy and coronavirus is the...


Jun 26, 2020

Atlanta-born Killer Mike and New Yorker El-P make up American hip hop duo Run the Jewels and they've just released their fourth album 'Run the Jewels 4'. Despite being written last year, this fire-fuelled album highlights stark realities of the world in 2020.
 
In a two-person special episode, they talk to...


Jun 24, 2020

Emma Dabiri is an author, academic, and broadcaster. Her debut book, Don't Touch My Hair, was first published in 2019, which combines her personal experiences and analysis of 'the complex visual language of African hair'.

She talks to Krishnan in the about the language of identity, the history of race and why she now...


Jan 1, 2020

Musician Yola is nominated for four Grammys for her album 'Walk Through Fire'. She talks to Krishnan about finding her musical style, how her poor upbringing shaped her, and the journey from homelessness to international success.


Dec 25, 2019

Ben Miller is an actor, comedian and author. You may know him best from the Johnny English movies or as part of the double act, Armstrong and Miller. 
 
He has also written both science and children's books. His most recent book is called the 'The Boy who made the World Disappear', which he wrote for his son.
 
He talks...