A pleasingly simple concept… one of the best things I’ve come upon in the last six months” (The Telegraph – ‘Best Podcasts’)5 speakers, 15 minutes each. Script free and against a less-than-precise clock, some of the world’s leading figures in the arts and sciences deliver talks about their enduring achievements, wildest moments or deepest passions. It’s inspiring, informative, provoking, and above all, entertaining. Based in London but making forays to Sydney, New York and Milan, 5×15 has featured Joanna Lumley, Brian Eno, Jonathan Safran Foer, Jung Chang, Ruby Wax and Alain de Botton. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
From the New York Times bestselling author of H is for Hawk and winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, comes a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.
Animals don’t exist in order to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves. […Learn More]