The Man Asian Literary Prize

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Man Asian Booker Prize
Maya Jaggi, chair of the judges, reveals the name of the winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Asia.

Violin Makers
The BBC's John Laurenson visits the Risoud Forest in the Jura Mountains and meets the French-Swiss men who can look at a tree and tell you if there's a violin inside.

Sadik Alfraji
The Iraqi artist discusses the problems of existence and explains why he's created a visual alter ego for himself called Kodo, a solitary figure who haunts his work.

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Fri 15 Mar 2013 12:32 GMT