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Abdelkader Benali20150929

Abdelkader Benali20150929
Abdelkader Benali20150929
Abdelkader Benali20150929

Abdelkader Benali20150929
Abdelkader Benali2015092920150930 (R4)

The Moroccan-Dutch writer Abdelkader Benali on bookshops as a source of refuge.

Abdelkader Benali20150929

Abdelkader Benali20150929
Abdelkader Benali20150929

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, the Moroccan-Dutch writer Abdelkader Benali reflects on how bookshops can offer refuge to those fleeing their home countries.

Alba Arikha20151001
Alba Arikha20151001

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, the Franco-American writer Alba Arikha reflects on whether long-term immigration is causing an identity crisis in her country's contemporary fiction.

Producer: Beaty Rubens.

David Wagner20150930

David Wagner20150930
David Wagner20150930

David Wagner2015093020151001 (R4)

David Wagner asks whether German literature still shows any signs of an east-west divide.

David Wagner20150930

David Wagner20150930

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, David Wagner uncovers whether German literature still shows any sign of an East-West divide, a quarter of a century after the reunification of his home country.

David Wagner20150930

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, David Wagner uncovers whether German literature still shows any sign of an East-West divide, a quarter of a century after the reunification of his home country.

Dorthe Nors20150928

Dorthe Nors2015092820150929 (R4)

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, Dorthe Nors investigates whether today's Danish fiction reflects the identity of those living outside the capital, Copenhagen.

Dorthe Nors2015092820150929 (R4)

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, Dorthe Nors investigates whether today's Danish fiction reflects the identity of those living outside the capital, Copenhagen.

Elif Shafak20151002
Elif Shafak20151002

Five European writers visit a favourite bookshop to explore how issues preoccupying their societies are being reflected by contemporary novelists.

Today, Elif Shafak visits a bookstore in Istanbul to understand whether modern Turkey can be experienced through its shelves.