Litopia After Dark- Think yourself to death

On Litopia After Dark this month I talk about how I heard Yann Martel speak at the Hay Festival about his attempt to bring some culture into the life of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper – every fortnight, Yann is sending him a book to read.  “I don’t want to be governed by someone who doesn’t think it is important to learn about what makes us human” says Yann… but will it work  – especially with a politician?

You can listen to the show here.