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The best of BBC Radio 3's flagship arts and ideas programme Free Thinking - featuring in-depth interviews and debates with artists, scientists and public figures.

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R3Arts: Night Waves - Paul Auster 08 Oct 12

October 9th, 2012

Episode 205 of 1219 episodes

Novelist and film director Paul Auster joins Anne McElvoy to discuss his new memoir, ‘Winter Solitude’. As the people of Catalonia go to the polls later this month, New Generation Thinker Adriana Sinclair, Spanish MP and pro-Catalan Independence party member Alfred Bosch, and Joseph Farrell from Strathclyde University discuss the urge towards independence. Jon Adams reviews Ruby Sparks, the new film written by and starring Zoe Kazan. And Anne talks to ceramic artist and writer Edmund de Waal about his new exhibition, A Thousand Hours.

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