Episode 43 - David Mitchell and Michel Faber in conversation: Part 3
In the third, and penultimate, part of the David Mitchell and Michel Faber double-header, we start off by talking immortality and the status of fiction in the 21st century.----more---- 'I am something of an optimist,' Mitchell says before quoting the Rizzle Kicks' 'Skip to the Good Bit'. 'I like to think that starvation sharpens the appetite', he continues, arguing that the demands of the novel might seem more attractive the faster culture moves. 'The novel's imminent death, that bell has been rung so many times...'
From there, Faber talked final lines, starting with The Book of Strange New Things:
It is Free