(2003) Hilary Lecture, Oxford 2003. 'Literature, Science and Human
Nature, Collected' in The Literary Animal, Darwinian Perspectives
in Literature, ed. J. Gottschall and D. Sloan Wilson. Read
an unedited version courtesy of the author.
Extra Podcast', The Guardian, 14 July 2008 [McEwan on the
differences between the creative process in art and science | Audio
(2008) 'A Conversation With Ian McEwan & Steven Pinker', PEN
World Voices: The New York Festival of International Literature.
3 May 2008. [Listen
to the Conversation | Reviewed at Wild
River Review | Transcript of the conversation published as "Shadow
Lines" in PEN America 9 (2008): 131-38; Reprinted in Conversations
with Ian McEwan. Edited by Ryan Roberts. Jackson: UP of Mississippi,
2010 | Ian McEwan and Steven Pinker discuss evolutionary biology and
how we communicate with each other.]
(2008) Talk on Consciousness, a literary and scientific perspective
at Wellcome Trust, 2 October 2008.
Matter of Great Human Ingenuity', The Guardian: Science Weekly,
30 July 2007 [Ian McEwan discusses what draws him to science and revels
in the genius of some of his scientific heroes, including E.O. Wilson,
Voltaire and Charles Darwin | Audio download available via link on
(2007) Conversation with Steven Pinker about language and cognition,
New York PEN, transcribed in Areté: Tri-quarterly
Magazine, Winter 2007.
(2000) 'Darwin and Creation Myths', Thought for Today, BBC
Revelations', BBC Radio 4 (Archive), 29 October 1998. [Melvyn
Bragg examines whether science has ruined our sense of poetic wonder
at the world. With Ian McEwan and Richard Dawkins | Audio download
available via the website].