Every week, The Browser converses with our favourite writers and thinkers. To join our next conversation, go to thebrowser.com/conversations


Carla Rapoport

Sunday 25th, 2021

Carla Rapoport is CEO and Founder of the Lumen Art Project.

Stephen Dubner

Sunday 18th April, 2021

Stephen Dubner is co-author of the Freakonomics book series and host of Freakonomics Radio.

David Hargreaves

Sunday 11th April, 2021

David Hargreaves discusses his book 'As We Were: The First World War,' that started as a website in conjunction with The Browser.

Diana Fleischman

Sunday 4th April, 2021

Diana Fleischman is an evolutionary psychologist who has written on relationships, animal ethics, disgust and human morality. She teaches courses on https://www.speakeasy.com/speaker/diana-fleischman

Martin Rees

Sunday 28th March, 2021

Martin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist. He discusses extra-terrestrial life, cosmology and his latest book 'On the Future: Prospects for Humanity'.

Agnes Callard

Sunday 21st March, 2021

Agnes Callard is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago and is well known for her work on Public Philosophy.

Helen Lewis

Sunday 14th March, 2021

Helen Lewis is a journalist, staff writer at the Atlantic, and the host of Radio 4’s The Spark. She discusses her latest book 'Difficult Women', her experience as a journalist during the pandemic and internet journalism.

Katy Gero and Jaan Altosaar

Sunday 7th March, 2021

Katy Gero is a poet and essayist using AI to build tools that support complex and creative tasks, like writing metaphors. Jaan Altosaar is Postdoctoral Officer of Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center focused on machine learning methods for health and science.

Not Matt Yglesias

Monday 1st March, 2021

Conversation with our publisher Uri Bram, standing in for Matt Yglesias to discuss his book 'One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger'

Cal Flyn

Sunday 21st February, 2021

Cal is the author of Islands of Abandonment and Thicker Than Water.

Samira Shackle

Sunday 14th February, 2021

Samira Shackle is the editor of the New Humanist and author of Karachi Vice: Life and Death in a Contested City.

Edith Zimmerman

Sunday 7th February, 2021

Edith Zimmerman is the author of Drawing Links and a founding editor of The Hairpin.

Alex Tabarrok and Bill Emmott

Sunday 31st January, 2021

Bill Emmott, former editor-in-chief of The Economist and now co-director of the Global Commission for Post-Pandemic Policy, talks to Alex Tabarrok, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and co-author of the blog Marginal Revolution, on lessons learned from the pandemic so far, and what lies ahead.

Martin Vander Weyer

Sunday 24th January, 2021

Martin Vander Weyer, business editor of The Spectator,  legendary Daily Telegraph obituarist, poet, amateur actor & reformed banker.

Dan Feyer and Nate Cardin

Sunday 17th January, 2021

Our editor Robert Cottrell talks to our Crossword Editor Dan Feyer, eight-time American Crossword Puzzle Tournament champion, and crossword constructor Nate Cardin, as they solve our latest crossword constructed by Nate and edited by Dan.

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