In this episode Toby speaks to Julieta Abella, an Argentinian scholar working on Irish modernism who can explain the seemingly strange transatlantic connection between Flann O’Brien and Jorge Luis Borges – and much more besides. Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Music Listen on on Google Podcasts Toby: Hey, everyone, and welcome to another episode […]
In this episode, the editor of The Collected Letters of Flann O’Brien shares a new recording of the voice of Brian O’Nolan – only the second time in history we have been able to hear his voice.
Renowned O’Nolan scholar Maebh Long shares an unpublished draft of the famous manifesto in At Swim-Two-Birds and reaches a surprising conclusion about the legacy of Flann O’Brien. Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Music Listen on Google Podcasts Toby: Hello and welcome to another episode of Radio Myles. I’m your host, Toby Harris, and this
Toby asks a leading expert: who was Flann O’Brien? The answer involves pseudonyms, rarely heard first-hand accounts and a legendary editor of the Irish Times.
How do we understand The Third Policeman’s atomic theory? Toby and Einat find out via Descartes, the anti-materialism of Leibniz & Berkeley, and 20th century physics. Listen on Spotify Listen on Apple Music Listen on Google Podcasts Toby: Hello and welcome to another episode of Radio Myles with me, your host, Toby Harris. This podcast
Toby and a Chicago writer discuss how Flann inspires him. They explore the soft lunacy of books, the uses of bureaucratic jargon and the life of moonlighting writers