Annie Proulx; Martin Creed; Miranda Carter; Lone Survivor reviewed

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Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx's short story 'Brokeback Mountain' has been turned into an opera by the American composer, Charles Wuorninen, and Annie has written the libretto for it.

Martin Creed

Martin Creed
Turner Prize-winning artist Martin Creed has spent the last few weeks making preparations for his first retrospective, Martin Creed: What's the Point of it?, which opens this week at the Hayward Gallery in London.

Miranda Carter

The Strangler Vine is the debut novel from historian Miranda Carter. It follows William Avery, a young officer in the East India Company's army, who arrives in Calcutta just as the nature of Company rule is beginning to change.   Published by Penguin and available in hardback and e-book from Thursday 30th January.

Lone Survivor

Mark Wahlberg takes the lead role in a new film Lone Survivor, based on the true story of a team of four US Navy Seals who undertake a dangerous mission in Afghanistan to track down a senior member of al- Qaeda.  Released on Friday 31 January, certificate 15

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