September 1st, 2015
Episode 988 of 1435 episodes
Kirsty Lang discusses the elusive literary phenomenon Elena Ferrante, as the fourth and final book in her Neopolitan series is published. Despite huge sales and critical acclaim, Ferrante has managed to remain anonymous. Laila Lalami discusses her new novel The Moor's Account. Longlisted for the Man Booker prize, it's about the first slave to reach America during the 1500s and his Spanish masters. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl tells the story of a high school student as he navigates teenage life. Jason Solomons reviews. And as Welsh National Opera launch their new season with I Puritani by Bellini, director Annilese Miskimmon talks about the 19th Century obsession with "Mad Women" and Mad Scenes in Opera.
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