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Podcast 18/07/2017

Little Atoms podcast 472: Elena Lappin’s What Language Do I Dream In?

A personal account of the politics of language 

Elena Lappin is a writer and editor. Born in Moscow, she grew up in Prague and Hamburg, and has lived in Israel, Canada, the United States and – longer than anywhere else – in London. She is the author of Foreign Brides and The Nose, and has contributed to numerous publications, including Granta, Prospect, the Guardian and the New York Times Book Review. Elena is the author of a memoir, What Language Do I Dream In?

In the particle of me that cares for this, I betrayed those little atoms with a kiss