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Searching for redemption with author Dinaw Mengestu
In today’s show, the award winning, acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu talks to Eve Jackson about identity, love, isolation and why his book is NOT an immigrant novel. Also in the programme: the political power and escapism of Pakistan's music scene, and why run-of-the-mill restaurants are so pre-recession.
In this culture magazine, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour talk about their recent success, as they get ready to perform at the legendary Olympia. Also, singer-songwriter Terry Callier reflects upon his music and his unexpected return to his scene.
The five British boys from Maximo Park released their third album ‘Quicken the Heart' in May. FRANCE 24 interviewed Paul Smith, singer of the alternative rock band, before the intimate gig at the Trabendo in Paris.
In this Edition, the photographer Kate Barry presents her exhibition "Les gueules de Rungis" in the occasion of the 40th birthday of the Rungis market. A play where Bush and De Villepin are the main characters.