Chibundu Onuzo, Nadeem Aslam, Lockwood Kipling's Art
Anne McElvoy talks to the authors of novels set in Pakistan and Nigeria. Plus an exhibition at the V&A featuring the art of Lockwood Kipling, who was the father of Rudyard.
Anne McElvoy talks to Nadeem Aslam and Chibundu Onuzo about their novels set in Pakistan and Nigeria which follow characters who have to find safe places to live following violent uprisings; Alex Evans joins them to explore myth-making plus we hear from the curator of an exhibition at the V&A about Lockwood Kipling art teacher and father of Rudyard.
Nadeem Aslam is the author of books including Maps For Lost Lovers and The Blind Man's Garden which have won a series of awards. His new novel is called The Golden Legend.
Chibundu Onuzo's first novel The Spider King's Daughter won a Betty Trask Award and her new novel is called Welcome to Lagos.
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London is a free display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London opening Saturday January 14th.
The Myth Gap: What Happens When Evidence and Arguments Aren't Enough by Alex Evans is out now.
Producer: Harry Parker.