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Intizar Husain - Basti

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18 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 16 February 2013

One of the finest works by the most significant living writer in the Urdu language is published in English for the first time and it's a finalist for this year's Man Booker International prize.

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  • Intizar Husain - Basti

    One of the finest works by the most significant living writer in the Urdu langauge

  • Maurice Sendak

    The creator of "Where The Wilds Things Are" talks about family, his work and mortality

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    Norway's entry for the best Foreign Language Film Oscar is a tale of seafaring exploration

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