Maggie Gee Reads from Her Timely Modern Fable, The Red Children
From Damian Barr’s Literary Salon Podcast
Damian Barr’s Literary Salon tempts the world’s best writers to read exclusively from their latest greatest works and share their own personal stories. Star guests include Jojo Moyes, John Waters, Yaa Gyasi, Mary Beard, Diana Athill and Louis de Bernières—all in front of a live audience at leading glamorous locations world-wide. Our London home is the Savoy. Suave salonnière Damian Barr is your host.
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In times of need, we turn to literature. Maggie Gee’s timely modern fable The Red Children is our featured title this week, and just the tonic we all need to make sense of confusing times. Set in a world in crisis, this original, gripping story about migration and global warming restores belief in the power of human kindness.
This podcast is edited and produced by Megan Bay Dorman, and programmed by Matt Casbourne.