Please Expand is a podcast where I discuss non-fiction books with their authors. But Please Expand is not just about summaries; it's about conversations. I go into every episode having read each book in great detail and having reflected on the fundamental assumptions, foundations and questions with which the book grapples. If you, like me, have finished a book with burning questions that only the author could answer, then Pleas... Read more
S02 E01 - Time's Witness with Rosemary Hill
S01 E05 - The History of the Bible with John Barton
S01 E04 - The Life and Death of Ancient Cities with Greg Woolf
I interview Greg Woolf on "The Life and Death of Ancient Cities", with my guest J. A. Velasco. We talk about three main themes of Greg's book. First, we discuss the innovative evolutionary framework through which Greg has chosen t...
S01 E03 - The Invention of Science with David Wootton
S01 E02 - The Light Ages with Seb Falk