Meet the Writers

Damian Barr

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27 July 2019

Episode 190

30 minutes

On ‘Meet The Writers’ this week, join me, Georgina Godwin, as I talk to Damian Barr. His novel ‘Maggie and Me’ won ‘The Sunday Times’ Memoir of the Year and his latest novel, ‘You Will Be Safe Here’, has already received high praise. The conversation ranges from his abusive childhood, to his mentoring of other writers, how the British intervention in South Africa laid the groundwork for Apartheid and… the empathy of chickens.

27 July 2019

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