Borges - Encounters and "Encounters"

This week, Thea Lenarduzzi and Lucy Dallas are joined by David Gallagher to discuss two new books about Jorge Luis Borges – one a collection of essays and remembrances by the great Latin American writer Mario Vargas Llosa, the other a more curious offering by the American writer and critic Jay Parini; David Baddiel on the insidious, pervasive, exclusionary nature of ‘progressive’ antisemitism; Alice Wadsworth and Lucy Dallas on food podcasts and the French comedy-drama Call My Agent!

Medio siglo con Borges, by Mario Vargas Llosa (published in Spain by Alfaguara)

Borges and Me: An encounter, by Jay Parini 

Jews Don't Count by David Baddiel 

'The Sporkful' and 'Off Menu' available on podcast platforms

Call My Agent!, Netflix


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