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'Home' and cultural identity with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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On Start the Week Stephanie Flanders talks to the award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, about the notion of 'home' in today's globalised world. It's a theme taken up on stage in 'Paper Dolls' directed by Indhu Rubasingham, which follows a Filipino drag act working in Tel Aviv. David Goodhart explores the British Dream and the successes and failures of post war immigration. And from the movement of people, to the trade in powders, salts, paints and cures, the poet Michael Symmons Roberts's latest collection is called Drysalter.
Producer: Katy Hickman.

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Mon 8 Apr 2013 21:30

David Goodhart

David Goodhart is a journalist, commentator, author and director of the think tank Demos.

 

The British Dream: Successes and Failures of Post-War Immigration is published by Atlantic Books.

 

David Goodhart - Demos

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an award-winning author.

 

Americanah is published by Fourth Estate.

 

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Indhu Rubasingham

Indhu Rubasingham is the Artistic Director of the Tricycle Theatre in London.

 

Paper Dolls is on at the Tricycle Theatre until 28 April.

 

Tricycle Theatre

Michael Symmons Roberts

Michael Symmons Roberts is an award-winning poet and writer.

 

Drysalter is published by Jonathan Cape.

 

Michael Symmons Roberts

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterStephanie Flanders
Interviewed GuestChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Interviewed GuestMichael Symmons Roberts
ProducerNatalia Fernandez

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