Robin Lustig, Nathan Hill and Andrew Wong
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29 January 2017
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Journalist and foreign-affairs specialist Robin Lustig joins us to discuss his life as a newsman, as detailed in his new book ‘Is Anything Happening?’ We also meet Nathan Hill, writer of ‘The Nix’ – the debut novel that’s been lauded by critics and snapped up for a future TV series – and we bring in Chinese New Year with chef Andrew Wong, who explains his Taste of China menu.
29 January 2017
Photo: Robin Lustig
Robin Lustig has reported from more than 80 countries, interviewed leaders that include Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan and Tony Blair, and dodged bullets in Pakistan. Now he’s compiled many of those tales into his new book ‘Is Anything Happening? My Life as a Newsman’.
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US author Nathan Hill’s debut novel ‘The Nix’ is a mother-and-son drama laced with political intrigue, a postmodern sensibility and no small helping of wit. Critically lauded and soon to be a TV drama helmed by JJ Abrams and Meryl Streep, the book’s writer joins Monocle’s Tom Hall to discuss how the story came to be.
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