" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley
Anita Sethi is an award-winning journalist, writer and broadcaster, who has written for the Guardian, Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Granta, Times Literary Supplement, and BBC, among others. In broadcasting she has appeared as a regular guest panellist and commentator on shows including the BBC's Richard Bacon Show, Simon Mayo Show, the World Today, and Up All Night.
She has written dispatches from around the world including the Baluchestan desert, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Kenya, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, the United States, the Great Outback, and from a 15, 000 mile overland adventure from London to Sydney, for leading newspapers and magazines. She was awarded a Travelling Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.
Her travel reportage, fiction, criticism and poetry have been published in several anthologies and books including From There to Here, Roads Ahead, The Book Club Bible, and she is working on a novel.
First broadcast on 22nd July 2011.