The Briefing

The best of Meet The Writers: Damian Barr

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31 December 2019

Episode 2124

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"In this special edition of 'The Briefing', we look back at some of the year's best episodes of 'Meet The Writers'. Georgina Godwin talks to Damian Barr. His novel Maggie and Me was named the Sunday Times Memoir of the Year and his latest novel, You Will Be Safe Here, has already received high praise. The conversation covers his abusive childhood, his mentoring of other writers, how the British intervention in South Africa laid the ground for Apartheid and... the empathy of chickens.

31 December 2019

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