BBC Radio 4: one to one

"Novelist Nikesh Shukla is learning how to box. It's gone from memories of Rocky movies and watching the big match with family as a child to being a skill he wants for himself. When he voiced his thoughts on Twitter, journalist Hayley Campbell gave him 3 key pieces of advice. She took up kickboxing two and a half years ago and shares how the sport and the partnership with her trainer changed her physically and mentally, but also how the boxing world became a source of fascination leading her to meet and interview some of the most powerful fighters."



The Virtual Memories Show is a weekly interview podcast about books and life, not necessarily in that order. This episode was recorded in September 2016, on the hottest day in New York City and probably on Earth.