2/5 Kei Miller explores the unspoken negotiation between black writer and white audience.
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3/5 Erica Wagner examines her mother's stories about her father and an unusual wedding gift.
4/5 Writer Jane Stevenson tells the true story of an unusual encounter during house-hunting.
5/5 Novelist and market enthusiast Suzanne Joinson shares a story she has never told before.
1/5 Christian Carion asks what the mud and degradation of WWI did to the idea of heroism.
2/5 Novelist Tatyana Tolstaya tells a St Petersburg audience how World War I changed Russia.
3/5 Joanna Bourke on the emotional, cultural and physical impact of WWI shelling on soldiers.
4/5 Haris Pasovic explores WWI's effect on the long history of nationalism in the Balkans.
5/5 Herlinde Koebl discusses World War One, targets and killing.
1/5 Tom Shakespeare discusses the blind tenth-century Arabian poet Al-Ma'arri.
2/5 Tom Shakespeare on painter Bryan Pearce, born with the metabolic disorder Phenylketonuria.
3/5 Tom Shakespeare discusses sculptor Arturo Bispo do Rosario, who had schizophrenia.
4/5 Tom Shakespeare discusses the lives and works of a selection of disabled artists.
5/5 Tom Shakespeare discusses the lives and works of a selection of disabled artists.
1/5 Polly Coles on what 'home' and 'house' mean to various types of residents in Venice today.
2/5 Writer Polly Coles focuses on the impact of celebrity on Venice.
3/5 On the recent Biennale fashion of rigging-up neon strips of random text around Venice.
4/5 Focusing on the residents of Venice who serve the many tourists who arrive each year.
5/5 Polly Coles discusses the boat-loving residents of Venice.