John Gimlette - Broadcast

Hear John discussing his latest book Wild Coast with John McCarthy on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Excess Baggage’. The show was broadcast on 22 January 2011'


Broadcaster Jayne Constantinis interviews John Gimlette about his work as a travel writer; embarrassing experiences in the flesh pots of Paris, and his book, 'Panther Soup', February 2008
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To hear John Gimlette on the Leonard Lopate show on NY public radio, click on


asasHear John and Putnam Flint discussing Panther Soup with Sandi Toksvig on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Excess Baggage’. The show was broadcast on 15 March 2008


See John and Putnam Flint on the New England Cable Network’s ‘Chet Curtiss show’.

"John Gimlette's luminous prose, quirky humour and savvy knowledge of Paraguay's past and present make this a travel book of the very highest order. An observer like this is an even rarer bird that those he describes. Gimlette marries a lawyer's unruffled gaze with the ardent pen of a poet."

Wexas 'Traveller' Magazine.


Out now - 'Elephant Complex: Travels in Sri Lanka'
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