521 James Graham on The Culture, Costa Book Prize winner announced, Ocean Liners2018-01-30 20:05:00
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522 Julius Caesar, the Grammys, Joe Dunthorne, architect Neave Brown2018-01-29 20:12:00
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523 Turkish literature special from Istanbul featuring Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk2018-01-26 19:15:00
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524 Paapa Essiedu, Rebecca Watts and Don Paterson, A J Finn2018-01-25 20:12:00
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525 Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Ursula K Le Guin remembered, Charles I: King and Collector2018-01-24 20:04:00
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526 Oscar Nominations 20182018-01-23 20:07:00
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527 Downsizing, filming sex scenes and a satire on ceramics2018-01-22 20:12:00
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528 Last Flag Flying director, literary fiction in decline, poet Danez Smith2018-01-19 20:12:00
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Last Flag Flying director, literary fiction in decline, poet Danez Smith

Director Richard Linklater discusses his new film Last Flag Flying, starring Bryan Cranston, Laurence Fishburne and Steve Carell, about three former US servicemen who re-unite in 2003 for a road trip to bury the son of one of the men, killed in the Iraq War. A recent Arts Council England report into literary fiction shows that sales, advances and prices have slumped over the last 15 years with the average writer earning around £11,000 a year - less than the minimum wage. The Arts Council have responded by pledging more support for authors including possible tax breaks for small publishers. The co-editor of the online magazine Books Brunch Neil Denny, critic Alex Clark and publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove discuss the report's implications for the future of literary fiction. In a new collection Don't Call Us Dead, young American poet Danez Smith muses on their experiences as a black HIV positive and genderqueer person living in America today. Presenter: Stig Abell Producer: Hannah Robins.…read more

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537 Costa Book Awards Special: Jon McGregor, Katherine Rundell, Rebecca Stott, Helen Dunmore and Gail Honeyman2018-01-09 15:57:00
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540 Michelle Terry, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Stott, Hostiles2018-01-04 20:08:00
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