The Critic Books Podcast: The Barn

The Barn is a history of the lives, landscapes, and lost ways of an old Yorkshire farm building


Francesca Peacock speaks to writer and columnist Sally Coulthard about her new book The Barn — a history of Yorkshire life, agriculture, folklore, and so much more. How has the countryside changed since the 17th century? What role did the turnip have to play in history? Why were the British afraid of the potato?

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