Industrial Revolution, Yinka Shonibare, Aleksandar Hemon, Alice Rawsthorn

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In Night Waves Anne McElvoy talks to Aleksandar Hemon -- the Bosnian- born writer who some have been comparing to Nabokov and Conrad. His latest work, The Book of My Lives, is his first venture into non-fiction and it combines the feel of a fractured autobiography with a meditation on the healing power of words. There'll also be a review of the British Nigerian artist, Yinka Shonibare's new show, a discussion of a challenging new history of the Industrial Revolution and Alice Rawsthorn will be explaining why she believes good design and a good life should always go together.

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Thu 14 Mar 2013 22:00

Emma Griffin

Emma Griffin
Liberty's Dawn: A People's History of the Industrial Revolution written by Emma Griffin is published by Yale University Press.

Alice Rawsthorn

Alice Rawsthorn
Hello World: Where Design Meets Life written by Alice Rawsthorn is published by Hamish Hamilton. Photo by Fred Ernst.

Yinka Shonibare

Yinka Shonibare

FABRIC-ATION by Yinka Shonibare is on at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield until Sunday 1 September 2013.

 

POP! by Yinka Shonibare is on at the Jonathan Friedman Gallery, London from Saturday 16 March until Saturday 20 April 2013.

 

Photo by Charlotte Player.

Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon
The Book of My Lives written by Aleksandar Hemon is published by Picador. Photo by Velibor Bozovic.

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