The best selling author discusses her latest novel The Last Runaway.
Maya Jaggi, chair of the judges, reveals the name of the winner of the Man Asian Prize.
We examine the trend for western rock producers to work with prominent African musicians.
We discover how much Benedict XVI was keen to support the contemporary arts.
Fiona Talkington visits the Dark Music Days Festival in Iceland.
A review of Look Who's Back by Timur Vermes - clever satire or simple bad taste?
How Amish Tripathi's trilogy about Lord Shiva led to the largest book advance in India.
Release of new Tomb Raider game sees return of icon Lara Croft - minus the hotpants
Malaysian author Tash Aw's latest novel, Five Star Billionaire.
The 23rd FESPACO pan-African film festival, held in Burkina Faso, has just ended.