Season 1: An Introduction

Throughout human history, stories have always been a thing that ties us together and helps us work together. In this episode, Klara explains her personal connection to stories as well as the history and psychology behind their importance in society.

Host: Klara Eriksson



Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections On The Origin And Spread Of Nationalism. London: Verso, 1991.

de Ruiter, Jan, Gavin Weston, and Stephen M. Lyon. “Dunbar’s Number: Group Size and Brain Physiology in Humans Reexamined.” American Anthropologist 113, no. 4 (December, 2011): 557-568.

Harari, Yuval N. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. London: Harvill Secker, 2014.

Lord, Albert B. The Singer of Tales. 2nd ed. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Zipes, Jack. The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre. Princeton, PA: Princeton University Press, 2012.


Horst Putz and Elly Dahlberg, interview by Klara Eriksson, Stockholm, October 14, 2019. 


Generdyn, “We Rise,” We Rise, Musicbed, online.

Jordan Critz, “Father’s Land,” Kingdom, Musicbed, online.

Roary, “Liberate (No Oohs & Ahhs),” Liberate, Musicbed, online.

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