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Aleksandar Hemon on Writing

 

April 9, 2013, The Economist online

 

AN EXILED Bosnian writer discusses the line between fiction and non-fiction, and says the popularity of immigrant writers in America is rising because they have stopped trying to assimilate

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David Byrne on How Music Works

 

October 31, 2012, The Economist online

 

THE musician, author and former frontman of Talking Heads talks about what it takes to make good music, how best to listen to it and his hopes for the future of the industry

 

Imagined lands

 

May 15, 2012

 

The British Library's summer exhibition explores the ways in which writers have been inspired by the country's landscape over almost nine centuries

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Alix Christie on the Dacha

 

January 2, 2009 Berlin Stories on NPR

 

Alix Christie cried when she left her red dacha after five years in Berlin. She now lives elsewhere and is finishing a novel. Full podcast