May 30th, 2012
Episode 150 of 1314 episodes
Rana Mitter meets John Irving whose new novel 'In One Person' examines loss of innocence, loss of sexual identity and trust in his most political novel since 'The Cider House Rules'. For Night Waves writers Gabriel Gbadamosi and Kamila Shamsie have been covering the Globe to Globe Shakespeare season and report back. Rana talks to artist Tom Phillips about his best-known work, A Humument now re-published in its fifth edition. And film historian John Cunningham and the poet and translator George Szirtes discuss the film 'The Turin Horse'.
In a time where we're all threatened by a rhetoric of hate from the people in power; A Gay And A NonGay challenges many of our differences head on and promises that no matter who you are, or what you're into (Bruce Springsteen or Britney), love is love and gay and nongays can be friends. Contact us on Twitter @gaynongay