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She’s a bestselling author with French, British and Russian heritage: who bette than Tatiana de Rosnay to write about the wonders and pitfalls of literary success? Tatiana joins Catherine Nicholson in the studio to discuss "Russian Ink", international literary fusion, and what it’s like seeing your novel adapted for the big screen.
On today’s programme find out what a miniature mouse-man, a walking doorbell, a hall of rotating typewriters and a dining room table on roller skates have in common in director Michel Gondry's film, "Mood Indigo". Also on the show Salman Rushie talks about bringing Midnight's Children to the big screen and Noo Saro Wiwa's honest and unflattering view of Nigeria as seen in her book "Looking for Transwonderland: Travels in Nigeria."
He's managed to maintain a simultaneous music and movie career like not many before him, from heartthrob in "My So Called Life", to skinny drug addict in the film "Requiem for a Dream", to rock god in his band, 30 Seconds To Mars. Jared Leto speaks to Eve Jackson about his new album, LOVE LUST FAITH + DREAMS.
Eve Jackson speaks to one of the bravest, most terrifying writers working today, A. M. Homes. They discuss her controversial book "The End of Alice," how to write from a paedophile’s perspective and why women authors aren’t expected to tackle such subjects. Also on the show, Nordic crime fiction's new star, debut novelist Derek B. Miller, talks about "Norwegian By Night" and its unlikely hero, an 82-year-old Jewish New Yorker.
In today’s show we visit the exhibition in Paris celebrating graffiti artist Keith Haring's work. Plus: with two books, two hits, worldwide sales and a mantelpiece full of prizes, we meet the Australian author Anna Funder to talk about her debut novel, "All That I Am".