Published on:

2nd May 2020

Sue Nelson talks about Wally Funk's Race to Space at Emirates Airline Festival of Literature

Sue Nelson is an award-winning science journalist and broadcaster, formerly a BBC TV science correspondent and Radio 4 presenter.

Sue was a presenter of The Material World on BBC Radio 4 and has presented a number of science series on Radio 4 including Britain’s Modern Brunels and Citizen Scientist in 2006. She was also the co-author of How To Clone the Perfect Blonde alongside Richard Hollingham. Her award-winning 2016 documentary Women with the Right Stuff was one of BBC World Service’s most-listened-to podcasts.

She came to Emirates Airline Festival of Literature in 2019 to talk about her latest book, Wally Funk's Race to Space

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About the Podcast

Best of the EmiratesLitFest
Author interviews and sessions from the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is the Arab World’s largest celebration of the written and spoken word, connecting readers with authors and books.

The Festival places home grown talent centre-stage and offers local book lovers the chance to interact with world famous authors, attend literary debates and workshops and participate in competitions. The Festival’s education programme gives thousands of students the chance to meet their literary heroes.

On this podcast you will find full session recordings from the Festival and festival author interviews with Emirates ICE.

The Festival is organised by the Emirates Literature Foundation, a non-profit NGO established to spread the love of literature.