The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Anna McNamee.
On today's programme: Hu Fayun and his internet novel, The Debt and the Hong Kong Jazz Festival.
Hu Fayun and his internet novel
Chinese literature expert Jie Li on Such Is This World@sars.come. The novel survived official criticism to become an online sensation and is now published in English for the first time.
Spanning two different time periods, this espionage thriller stars Helen Mirren and Jessica Chastain who both play Rachel Singer, a secret agent who must track down a Nazi war criminal.
Siu2 at Hong Kong International Jazz Festival
Siu 2 are a band who combine ancient Chinese instruments with a more traditional jazz line-up to create a unique and exciting sound.
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