Recently I was asked to write a piece for ES Magazine about why female artists make less money at auction than men; you can read the piece here. When a painting by Georgia O’Keeffe fetched $44 million at auction a few weeks later, Newshour on the World Service asked me on to talk about women, … More Josh Spero on Georgia O’Keeffe and women, money and art
I’ve been very lucky lately: a lot of people have taken an interest in my book, which is thrilling: the more attention it gets, the sooner it will be published. I thought I’d put some links up here to some of the coverage: Today programme (Radio 4): ‘Is technology killing old loved books?’ (back-up link) Sunday … More Second-Hand Stories in the media (updated)
In December I took a trip to Vad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial centre in Jerusalem. One of the interesting things I learnt there was that Holocaust education is becoming compulsory for six year olds in Israel; this the From Our Own Correspondent I recorded about the controversy.
Last Sunday I reviewed the papers on BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House with the legendary, irascible Ann Leslie, a journalist I’ve admired for many years, and Richard Madeley, who has luxuriant hair. I managed to mispronounce the word ‘gasket’ as we talked about Theresa May’s diabetes, the Spanish train crash and Daniel Barenboim at the … More Mispronouncing words on Broadcasting House
Every so often someone is kind enough to invite me onto the radio, which is presumably before they realise I have absolutely no control over what I say. Nevertheless, here are two recent appearances, on Radio 4’s PM programme in a package about whether bankers having their bonuses cut is going to affect high-end property … More Recent radio appearances
Susan Bookbinder invited me a few times to review the newspapers on her early-morning show on LBC 97.3 (and when I say early morning, I mean I had to be there at 5am). Here are two of my appearances, the first talking about the imminent Olympics, the second about inflation, immigration and the effect of … More Radio appearances on LBC 97.3