Zadie Smith and Nick Laird with Nihal Arthanayake

Apr 28, 07:00 AM
Literary power couple Zadie Smith and Nick Laird chat to Nihal Arthanayake about their collaborative project, ‘Weirdo’, a children’s book featuring exquisite illustrations from Magenta Fox. 

In this episode, Zadie and Nick discuss the joy of removing words from their work, the virtues of rawness in writing, and the inspiration they take from the internal life of their ageing pug, Maud. #PenguinPodcast   

‘Weirdo’ is available to buy as an audiobook now -