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Meet the Writers, 115

17 February 2018

We head to the Fairway Galle Literary Festival in Sri Lanka to meet award-winning local author Ashok Ferrey. He tells Georgina Godwin about his journey from Oxford maths graduate to builder to one of the nation’s favourite…

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The Stack, 286

17 February 2018

It’s the cruellest time of year: the nights are long and the willpower to maintain new year’s resolutions is in short supply – if not already exhausted. For the sake of moral support this week we’re speaking to three people…

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The Monocle Arts Review, 561

16 February 2018

We review the week in cinema and London’s West End and chat with Daniel Spicer, author of a new book about Turkish psychedelic music.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 331

12 February 2018

As Taschen releases its new book ‘20th Century Alcohol & Tobacco Ads’, we go back in time to explore the golden age of advertising for cigarettes and alcohol. Robert Bound speaks to the book’s editor Jim Heimann and design…

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Meet the Writers, 114

10 February 2018

The author of ‘Girl on a Train’ tells Georgina Godwin about her journey from sleepy Harare to producing one of the bestselling books of recent times.

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The Stack, 285

10 February 2018

Strap on your shin pads and pump up your balls: we’re commentating on the state of football publications. From newsstand stalwarts to US upstarts, there’s something out there for every fan of the beautiful game.

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The Sessions at Midori House, 154

10 February 2018

Best known as one half of indie duo Slow Club, Watson drops by to play us some songs from his upcoming debut solo album ‘Now That I’m a River’.

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The Monocle Arts Review, 560

9 February 2018

Ted Hodgkinson, senior programmer for literature and spoken word at the Southbank Centre, and Fiona Sturges, critic for ‘The Guardian’, join Matt Alagiah to discuss what they’ve been reading and listening to. Plus we learn…

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Somerset’s strange fruit

6 February 2018

Hauser & Wirth is an international art gallery with its heart in the countryside. We visit its premises in Somerset to review a weird and wonderful show that looks at our relationship with the land.

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Culture with Robert Bound, 330

5 February 2018

We pay a visit to the National Museum Cardiff to meet Icelandic visual artist Ragnar Kjartansson as his latest work begins a five-week cycle: a performance piece called ‘The Sky In A Room’.

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