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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jon Day. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jon Day, often where they are interviewed.

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4 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Jon Day. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Jon Day, often where they are interviewed.

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Lars Iyer and Jon Day: Nietzsche and the Burbs

London Review Bookshop Podcast
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Lars Iyer, author of the Spurious trilogy and Wittgenstein Jr. revisits philosophy in his latest novel Nietzsche and the Burbs (Melville House). Set in a modern secondary school, Iyer’s novel follows a group of students through their last few weeks of school, centring on an enigmatic and charismatic recent transferee from private education, nicknamed by his fellow pupils ‘Nietzsche’ both for his brilliance and intimations of oncoming madness. Iyer is currently Reader in Creative Writing at Newcastle University, where he was formerly a long-time lecturer in philosophy.


Iyer was in conversation with Jon Day, author of Homing.

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Mar 25 2020

56mins

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Jon Day: Homing

The Book Club
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Pigeons: revolting pests who can’t tell the difference between fag-butts and chips, right? Not so, according to Sam's latest podcast guest Jon Day, distinguished man of letters, critic, academic and… pigeon-fancier. Jon’s new book Homing describes how — suffering an early midlife crisis in young married life with fatherhood approaching — he took up racing pigeons. His book will make you look at pigeons in a new light — and also reflect on what these extraordinary birds have to tell us about the relationship between humans and animals and about the idea of home.

Presented by Sam Leith.

Jul 24 2019

34mins

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67: Representing the Mind (ft. Jon Day)

Science Mixtape
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This week we explore how perceptions of mental health have changed over time, and the power of stories to shape and change those ideas, in honour of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. Our fantastic guest is Dr Jon Day from King's College London, who specialises in philosophy of mind, neurology, and modern literature. From Virginia Woolf and PTSD, to Freudian analysis and neuromania, it's a though-provoking look at our concept of 'the mind'. Plus we discover a poet who came up with the Big Bang Theory before any of the scientists!

Mixtape:
1. Rock n Roll Suicide by David Bowie
2. BTSTU by Jai Pual
3. Where Do You Go To My Lovely by Peter Sarstedt
4. Silent Noon by Vaughn Williams' (ft. Anthony Rolfe Johnson)
5. This Must Be The Place by Talking Heads
6. Passin Me By by Pharcyde

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May 08 2017

54mins

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Writing the City: Jon Day, Lara Feigel, and Lauren Elkin

Shakespeare and Company
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Oct 28 2015

57mins

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