Your daily journey into global arts, culture and entertainment, with Harriett Gilbert and Mark Coles.
Indian Popular Fiction
India is well-known for its literary fiction but The Strand investigates the rise in popularity of English-language pulp-fiction. With superstar novelist Chetan Bhagat and Indian publisher Karthika.
Canadian graphic novelist Guy Delisle spent a year in Burma - looking after his young son whilst his wife worked with the NGO Medicins Sans Frontieres. His new book Burma Chronicles is a witty set of observations about daily life in this secretive country.
Chiptune music, or 8-bit as it's also known, has been using old computers and games consoles to make new tunes for a few years now. According to its fans, Chiptune is giving music-making back to the people. Dan Damon reports on the growing global phenomenon.
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