Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

Season 6, Episode 1

Welcome to season 6 of Book Shambles with Robin and Josie! We kick off with a bumper episode that is one we recorded out in Australia as part of the Cosmic Shambles LIVE tour. Our guest is Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, science broadcaster, communicator and author of over forty bestselling science books.  Topics of discussion include jet lag and climate change, Dr Karl’s own works plus those of Steven Pinker, Richard Holmes, Peter De Vries and much more! 

 

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Dr Karl recommends

The Doctor by Karl Kruszelnicki

The work of Peter De Vries

The work of A. E. van Vogt

Fairy Tales from Around the World by Andrew Lang

The work of Arthur C. Clarke

The work of Isaac Asimov

The work of Frank Zappa

The Better Angels of Our Nature: A History of Violence and Humanity by Steven Pinker

Brain Food by Karl Kruszelnicki

Robin recommends

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin

Can You Speak Venusian? by Patrick Moore

Digging Up Mother: A Love Story by Doug Stanhope

The work of Kurt Vonnegut

The work of Hunter S Thompson

On the Beach by Nevil Shute

Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air by Richard Holmes

Enduring Love by Ian McEwan

Josie recommends

The Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

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