Episode 09 - Brian Turner reads from My Life as a Foreign Country


Brian Turner reads and discusses a passage from his memoir, My Life as a Foreign Country. 

Tim Adams' review in the Observer is: here.

Brian Turner's website is: here

Episode 08 - Brian Turner Part 2


In the second part of my lengthy conversation with the poet Brian Turner we begin by discussing language - in particular pejorative terms like 'Haji'. Turner moves from this, through coining 'otherise', to recall his own experiences in Iraq. 
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Episode 07 - Brian Turner Part 1


Brian Turner has become world famous for his war poetry, which was largely inspired by a year-long tour of Iraq with the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry DivisionThe ostensible reason for our meeting, however, was first sustained work of prose, a memoir entitled My Life as a Foreign Country, which  Keep reading →


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