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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.


R3Arts: Salman Rushdie, Socrates, Aaron Sorkin, Howard Jacobson

October 18th, 2010

Episode 10 of 1201 episodes

Salman Rushdie on his new book Luka and the Fire of Life. Biographer Bettany Hughes and philosopher Jonathan Ree reconstruct the life of Socrates. Aaron Sorkin talks about his new blockbuster film about Facebook and the winner of this year’s Man Booker prize, Howard Jacobson.