Playing tracks by
Laura Mvula and London Gay Men's Chorus.
Featuring Max Porter and Alex Preston. First aired 20 Dec 2016. Host Jessica Stone begins the show answering a listener's question and offers recommendations for gifts and holiday reading, including some from listeners and friends of Dear Reader. After the break, Max Porter reads from Grief Is the Thing with Feathers and chats with Alex Preston about the significance of Crow, the nature of grief, Ted Hughes, masculinity, Trump, and more! Recordings taken from an event at Waterstones, Rose Lane, Canterbury, with their kind permission.