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The Biblipod: Ian Brown on ‘geezer lit’ and his new book, Sixty

Anne Kingston in conversation with Ian Brown


 
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The hosts of our books podcast The Bibliopod: Anne Kingston and Brian Bethune.

This week, a conversation with Ian Brown, about his new book Sixty: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?

Acclaimed journalist, author and broadcaster Ian Brown joins Anne Kingston for a special edition of the Bibliopod in which they discuss his funny, moving and enlightening diary of his sixty-first year, as well as “geezer lit,” the paucity of men’s voices in that literature, our age-defying, age-denying times, and the old person inside each of us. (Be warned: there is a brief moment of obscenity—but he’s quoting Harold Pinter, after all.)

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