Simon Barnes

The History of the World in 100 Animals by Simon Barnes is published by Simon and Schuster.

Our duty to Hong Kong: time to grant citizenship

40 min listen

As China looks to push through its national security law, is it time to offer Hong Kongers a way out? (01:00) And with the Black Lives Matter protests continuing to rage in America, can they unseat Donald Trump? (15:30) And last, do animals have culture? (29:10)

Audio Reads: Rachel Johnson, Paul Wood, and Simon Barnes

25 min listen

This week’s episode features Rachel Johnson’s diary, in which she talks about becoming an aunt again; Paul Wood on why mass testing isn’t good enough – and why we should be testing everyone in the country; and Simon Barnes on why boxing is the most natural thing in the world.