AfterWords: Launches March 10th 2020

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Six defining books. Six defining conversations.

AfterWords explores the stories behind groundbreaking books.

In the first series, hear leading journalists in conversation with authors whose books have instigated debates, advanced knowledge and changed society. Discover how the British empire impacted India with Shashi Tharoor, investigate a UN Secretary General's mysterious death with Susan Williams, and learn about India's Maoist guerrillas with Alpa Shah. Examine Brexit Britain with David Goodhart and the Rwandan genocide with Gérard Prunier, and gain insight on counterinsurgency from expert David Kilcullen.

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About this podcast

AfterWords explores the stories behind groundbreaking books. From colonialism and genocide to mysterious deaths and Brexit Britain, listen for lively discussions between authors and journalists. Produced by George McDonagh, for Hurst Publishers.

Theme music is from
"Particles - Inspiring Emotional Romantic" by Rafael Krux (
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