[Audio] Reader's Digest April Podcast

This month, we chat to journalist and author Jon Ronson about public shaming, Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley discusses her new epic trilogy, Digested Youth looks at the growing influence of the website Buzzfeed, and Moviemail critic Mike McCahill shares his favourite cinema and DVD releases.

The April Podcast​

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Jon Ronson Reads From So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Journalist Jon Ronson reads an extract from his new book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. In this section, Jon meets the controversial Judge Ted Poe, a man with strong opinions about the role of shame in reforming criminals.

Jane Smiley's Epic Family Saga

Enjoyed the interview with Jane Smiley? Click here to read Farhana Gani's review of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Last Hundred Years trilogy; about the lives of the Langdon family from 1920 to 2019. Some Luck is out now in paperback; Early Warning is coming soon in the spring. The third and final volume will be published in the autumn.