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Alain Mabanckou, Joseph Stiglitz

Presented by Philip Dodd. With economist Joseph Stiglitz discussing income inequality and novelist Alain Mabanckou reflecting on the experiences of the African diaspora in France.

Novelist Alain Mabanckou joins Philip Dodd to reflect on life in France, USA and the Republic of Congo. He's one of the authors nominated for the Man Booker International Prize 2015 and his books have been translated into 15 languages. His memoir is called The Lights of Pointe-Noire and in December he published Letter to Jimmy - a fictional consideration of the life and writings of James Baldwin.

Joseph Stiglitz was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2001. His new book called The Great Divide explores income inequality.

Producer: Neil Trevithick

Image: Alain Mabanckou.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Philip Dodd
Interviewed Guest Alain Mabanckou
Interviewed Guest Joseph Stiglitz
Producer Neil Trevithick

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