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Brian Eno

18 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 22 November 2012

Brian Eno describes the the process of composing his new album Lux as a cross between architecture and gardening. Listen to the result. Also on the programme Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch and an exploration of whether there are too many book prizes.


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  • Brian Eno

    Brian Eno talks to Mark about his new album Lux which began its life as an installation

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    We mark the 50th anniversary of One Day in the life of Ivan Denisovith

  • Book Prizes

    Literary critic Alex Clark rounds up a few of the world's 300 book prizes



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    World Book Club

    From Alice Walker to Chinua Achebe, the world's greatest authors discuss their best known novel.…

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