TV Dinners to Roadside Diners

TV Dinners to Roadside Diners

To mark Thanksgiving, when Americans travel great distances to come together to feast at the family table, leading US writers write about the cultural history of their favourite comfort food

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Art in a Cold Climate ‒ Can a work of art capture the essence of a country?

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Five writers from Northern nations choose art works which reflect their homelands.