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AM Homes, NHS in fiction, Tommy Orange

AM Homes talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new short story collection, Days of Awe, and writer Tommy Orange discusses Native American literature.

A M Homes talks to Mariella Frostrup about her new short story collection Days of Awe, which features a cast of characters grappling with the anxieties of modern life.

Tommy Orange discusses the canon of Native American literature.

The Wellcome Collection's Kirty Topiwala considers how fiction has approached the NHS.

And novelist Wyl Menmuir reflects on the appeal of hands on hobbies for writers.

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28 minutes

Chapters

  • A M Homes

    Duration: 09:03

  • The NHS in fiction

    Duration: 08:06

  • Wyl Menmuir on author's pastimes

    Duration: 03:54

  • Native American author Tommy Orange on his book, There, There

    Duration: 05:53

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Mariella Frostrup
Interviewed Guest AM Homes
Interviewed Guest Tommy Orange
Interviewed Guest Kirty Topiwala
Interviewed Guest Wyl Menmuir

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