The Booker Prize winner, Peter Carey, talks to Isabel Hilton about fraud, love and redemption.
Constable's 'Hadleigh Castle' (1829)
Theft - A Love Story
The Australian writer Peter Carey is no stranger to praise. John Updike called him "confidently brilliant" and the Booker Prize jury have twice honoured his work.
It's easy to understand then why his latest novel, Theft - A Love Story, which explores the nature of love, fraud, redemption and responsibility, has been so eagerly awaited.
Theft - A Love Story by Peter Carey is published by Faber.
Constable's landscapes at the Tate
Night Waves visits Tate Britain 's big summer exhibition - Constable: The Great Landscapes.
The art historian, Malcolm Andrews and the writer Patrick Wright will be examining Constable's account of the English countryside and how his vision continues to shape our response even today.
Constable: The Great Landscapes is at Tate Britain from 1st June until 28th August.
Night Waves reviews of Olivier Marchal's new film - 36 - which stars Gerard Depardieu in one of his last screen roles.
36 directed by Olivier Marchal and starring Gerard Depardieu and Daniel Auteuil goes on release 2nd June. Certificate 15.
Women and Islam
And the eminent Muslim scholar, Dr Amina Wadud, will be talking about the need for women to reach a fresh understanding of Islam.
Inside the Gender Jihad by Dr Amina Wadud is published next month by Oneworld Publications.