Professor Alice Roberts

Season 4 Episode 12

 

Scientist, Author and Broadcaster Professor Alice Roberts sits down with Robin and Josie this week to talk about the challenges of turning science TV shows into popular science books and why she should read more fiction.  There’s also chat about Stevie Smith poems leading to hypothermia, great new pop biology books and some Carl Sagan controversy.

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Reading List

Alice recommends:

Don’t Die Young: An Anatomist’s Guide to Your Organs and Your Health by Alice Roberts

The Invention of Nature buy Andrea Wulf

The Complete Human Body by Alice Roberts

Human Anatomy by Alice Roberts

The work of Stephen J Gould

The Extended Phenotype by Richard Dawkins

Still Alice by Lisa Genova

Robin recommends:

Not Waving But Drowning by Stevie Smith

The Incredible Human Journey by Alice Roberts

Neanderthal Man by Svante Pääbo

Josie recommends:

Lost Villages of England by Leigh Driver

Welcome to Pyongyang by Charlie Crane & Nick Bonner

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