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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 07 March 2008

Ian McMillan talks to poet Kei Miller, whose first novel The Same Earth tells the story of a Jamaican village of Watersgate and the characters who live there, over a period of 50 years.

Ian also investigates the history and purpose of aphorisms, and there's a new story from novelist Will Ashon, about a man who lives in a hole.

Plus folk singer Julie Fowlis, who sings in Gaelic, performing in the studio.


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