An insider's view of war
Ex-marine and journalist Elliot Ackerman talks with Iraq war political advisor Emma Sky, Shiromi Pinto's novel on Sri Lankan architect Minnette de Silva, and pop-up anatomy books.
Ex-marine and journalist Elliot Ackerman talks with Iraq war political advisor Emma Sky. A novel by Shiromi Pinto tracing the life of Sri Lankan architect Minnette de Silva. New Generation Thinker Christina Faraday researches the history of pop-up anatomy books. Rana Mitter presents.
Elliot Ackerman has written Places and Names.
Emma Sky has written In a Time of Monsters.
Shiromi Pinto has written Plastic Emotions
You can hear a Free Thinking discussion about Why We Fight with Former army officer Dr Mike Martin and Priya Satia https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b1pyn4
How Terrorism Works https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08v8y00
Catch 22 https://bbc.in/2XFtIvU
Producer: Fiona McLean