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Today our culture show celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Albert Camus, one of the major writers of the 20th century. Nobel prize winner Camus influenced generations of writers, filmmakers and even musicians. Our book critic Iris Brey talks to Clovis Casali about the life and legacy of the French author.
"The Devil wears Prada" was published in over 40 languages and made into a smash-hit film. A decade after Andrea Sachs quit the job "a million girls would die for", working for the frightening editor-in-chief Miranda Priestly at Runway magazine, we speak to author Lauren Weisberger about her sequel to the book, "Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns".
Clovis Casali talks to a king of science fiction, Orson Scott Card. His most famous novel, "Ender’s Game", has just been turned into a blockbuster film starring Harrison Ford. We also find out why his political views have caused controversy.
He's acknowledged as the world's greatest exponent of quick-change, an art dating back to the 17th century which sees the performer change into a new costume in the blink of an eye. We speak to Arturo Brachetti about how he’s almost single-handedly revived this lost art.