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Don Paterson

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 03 October 2012

Philip Dodd is joined by Scottish poet and musician Don Paterson as his Selected Poems are published, drawing upon 20 years of his work. In an extended conversation, Paterson discusses poetry as a secular prayer, his passion for the sonnets of Shakespeare and Rilke, and his reasons for preferring Satie to Mozart.

That's on Night Waves tonight at 10pm.

Producer: Zahid Warley.

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    Selected Poems, by Don Paterson, is available now, published by Faber & Faber.


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