The Strand's Abby Darcy meets the Chinese dissident author, Liao Yiwu, at the opening of Berlin's international literary festival to discuss his poetry.
A new interactive exhibition in Florence explores the birth of banking in the city and the artistic triumphs and social tensions that followed.
The new film adaptation of John Le Carre's bestselling novel Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is released. We talk to Gary Oldman, playing the role of British spy George Smiley.
From Alice Walker to Chinua Achebe, the world's greatest authors discuss their best known novel.…