A Reflection on Worrying: Worry and Communication

We all have worries but rarely do we speak honestly about them. In this series of personal essays, five essayists share their intimate relationship with worry. As a novelist, Emma Jane Unsworth is no stranger to hearing the nagging voices of characters in her head. But there's another needling voice that keeps her awake at night and that is the voice of her social media fears. In her essay she delves into the perils of modern communication and its scope for fuelling persistent and repeated personal anxiety.

Release date:

Available now

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 20 Jun 2016 22:45

The Book that Changed Me

The Book that Changed Me

Five figures from the arts and science introduce books that changed their lives and work.

Download The Essay

The Essay podcast

Download all the episodes from the series and listen at your leisure.