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Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman, Dickens discovery, Jenny Holzer

Arts news, interviews and reviews. John Wilson discusses Harper Lee's novel Go Set A Watchman, published for the first time today, with Bonnie Greer and Erica Wagner.

John Wilson discusses Harper Lee's novel Go Set a Watchman, published for the first time today, with Bonnie Greer and Erica Wagner. How does it compare to To Kill a Mockingbird?

The discovery of Dickens' own copies of a periodical he edited reveal hundreds of previously anonymous short stories and poems to be by famous Victorian writers, including Wilkie Collins and Elizabeth Gaskell. With Antiquarian book dealer Jeremy Parrott.

Photographer Eamonn McCabe reviews a new film about the Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, The Salt of the Earth, directed by Wim Wenders.

And artist Jenny Holzer, famous for LED signs, light projections and slogans talks about her career, as a major retrospective opens in Somerset.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Harper Lee's Go Set A Watchman

    Duration: 11:41

  • Dickens discovery

    Duration: 06:06

  • The Salt of the Earth

    Duration: 04:20

  • Jenny Holzer

    Duration: 05:50

Harper Lee

Harper Lee

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee is available in hardback and ebook now.


The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth

The Salt of the Earth is in cinemas from Friday 17 July, certificate 12A.

You can also hear photographer Sebastiao Salgado talking to John Wilson about his work here.  


Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer

Jenny Holzer. Softer Targets is at Hauser & Wirth Somerset until 1 November 2015

Image: Installation view. © Jenny Holzer Courtesy Hauser & Wirth. Photo: Ken Adlard

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Role Contributor
Presenter John Wilson
Interviewed Guest Bonnie Greer
Interviewed Guest Erica Wagner
Interviewed Guest Jeremy Parrott
Interviewed Guest Eamonn McCabe
Interviewed Guest Jenny Holzer

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  • Tue 14 Jul 2015 19:15

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