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The Strand reviews The Casual Vacancy, the new book by JK Rowling.
We are in Paris to discover the work of young Muslim artists in France today.
The new television programme which has caused controversy in Turkey.
We review Holy Motors, the new film from the intriguing French director Leos Carax.
American gospel singer BeBe Winans talks about his new album of patriotic songs
We find out what an urban arts festival in Zimbabwe reveals about it's cultural life.
Five artists seek to change how we feel by creating a mood-altering sonic emersion space
The exhibition focusing on human rights abuses at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
Toronto International Film Festival, Diana Vreeland and a controversial play from Uganda.
On the Strand today we focus on Brazil as part of the BBC's Brazil Direct programme.
Vieux Farka Toure and Idan Raichel have a sumptious album out.
African-American crime writer Attica Locke talks about her latest novel The Cutting Season
South African novelist, Andre Brink, talks about his latest novel, Philida.
We review the new film from Paul Thomas Anderson, The Master.
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Jennifer Egan on writing her book, Black Box, in tweets.
Guido Bonsaver reports on the best of the Venice Film Festival.
As a new book of images of The Kennedys is published, we speak to the editor Tony Nourmand
We talk to Australian director John Hillcoat about his new gangster movie Lawless.
As the US presidential campaign heats up, we review the documentary 2016: Obama's America.
We hear from award-winning percussionist Kuljit Bhamra and Abdulkarim Raas.