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Radio Browser is the podcast of, the world's most admired daily newsletter. Every day, the Browser recommends five outstanding pieces of writing to surprise and delight.

Weekly conversations host by Baiqu Gonkar.

Dec 28, 2018

When an American died on a mysterious island, it threw a spotilght on an unknown group of people. Sentinel Island, about the size of Manhattan, lies in the Bay of Bengal. It's home to a pre-neolithic tribe who have occupied the area for more than 30,000 years - and they kill nearly everyone that approaches. In this...

Dec 13, 2018

One organisation currently owns and controls all the emoji in the world. So who are they? And how do they decide what we type on the internet?

This conversation with Keith Houston is based on his story Who Owns Emoji

Dec 13, 2018

How did China end up with more bicycles than any other country in the world?

This conversation is based on The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Kingdom of Bicycles by Neil Thomas, which he wrote for MacroPolo. 

Nov 30, 2018

When Ashlee was growing up in Kentucky, her mother told her about the rules for shopping as a black women: Never put your hands in your pockets, don't touch anything, always be polite. This is a story about what happens when no one's watching you shop.

This conversation is based on Ashlee Clark Thompson's story In...