From Monday 27th March 2023 there will be five readings from Sarak Bakewell’s new book.
These will be at 9.45am each day, on BBC Radio 4, lasting fourteen minutes.
The broadcasts are also available for a month, using the links below, to listen at your leisure.
Episode 1 Monday – Petrarch and Boccaccio
Episode 2 Tuesday – Erasmus and the principles of peace, friendship and civility
Episode 3 Wednesday – Wilhelm von Humboldt and Prussian schooling
Episode 4 Thursday – Darwin, Huxley and scientific humanism
Episode 5 Friday – Humanism is confronted by the rise of Fascism