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The Strand pays tribute to BBC World Service DJ Charlie Gillett, a look at the future of African publishing and The Chieftans have teamed up with veteran US singer and guitarist Ry Cooder and made a new album - San Patricio.

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Fri 19 Mar 2010 13:32GMT


  • Charlie Gillett

    We say farewell to our colleague and broadcaster Charlie Gillett who's died aged 68.

    Duration: 11:30

  • Nigerian Publishing

    We look at the effect the political crisis in Nigeria is having on the book trade there.

    Duration: 08:40

  • Paddy Maloney

    A concept album about war between America and Mexico in the 1840s.

    Duration: 08:03