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22/03/2011

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28 minutes
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Tuesday 22 March 2011

The best of the world's arts, film, music, literature and music brought to you every day. Presented by Anna McNamee.

On today's programme the Canadian writer Kathleen Winter, The Nobel Prize winning novelist Gunter Grass, Simon Pitts talks to director Sean Casey about Tornado Alley and Practice for Everyday Life is a new exhibition opening in London this week.

Chapters

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  • Kathleen Winter

    Kathleen Winter

    The Canadian writer Kathleen Winter talks about her acclaimed novel Annabel which tells the story of a baby born a hermaphrodite - both boy and girl.

  • Gunter Grass

    Gunter Grass

    The Nobel Prize winning novelist Gunter Grass has said that his new book - the title of which in English roughly reads as Grimm's Words: A Declaration of Love, part of his memoirs - is practically untranslatable. So he invited his translators to discuss with them the various ways to take on the challenge.

  • Young Russian Artists

    Young Russian Artists

    Practice for Everyday Life is a new exhibition opening in London this week featuring a group of young artists being heralded as the harbringers of a brave new wave of contemporary Russian art. Anna MacNamee talks one of the artists featured, Taus Makhacheva, and to the curator David Thorp.

  • Taus Makhacheva

    Taus Makhacheva

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  • Tornado Alley

    Tornado Alley is a big-weather documentary filming inside a Tornado in the big-screen IMAX format. Simon Pitts talks to director Sean Casey about the incredible process of filming in the eye of the storm.

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