In the question and answer portion of the podcast (episode 4 on the web site), Self discusses how he believe religion develops and how religions are often used to make people do things they aren't inherently inclined to do. He also discusses his writing process and making it as a writer.
The books isn't available in bookstores outside of Britain yet (as far as I can see--I looked it up: it isn't going to be in US bookstores until November). I'm probably going to just by it straight from Penguin.
Unfortunately, as you are a customer from the USA we are not allowed to sell to you. However, if you click here http://us.penguingroup.com you will be redirected to the Penguin Group (US) who will be delighted to help you.Asshats. I blame the gov'ment!
Update 2: BWAHAHAH! Thank you amazon.co.uk.
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