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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.



Latest update : 2014-03-04

Amity Gaige explores a troubled mind

Clovis Casali's guest is American author Amity Gaige, whose third novel focuses on the issues of identity and deceit. In "Schroder", she explores the mind of a troubled father who changes identity and embarks on a road trip after kidnapping his daughter. The New York Times has decribed Gaige"s book as "transporting", "beautiful" and "really special".

We also take you to two exhibitions, one showcasing famous paparazzi photos and another that shows the scope of French actor Jean Marais' art. 

By Clovis CASALI



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Asif Kapadia's tragic masterpiece 'Amy'

Asif Kapadia's documentary shows us the rise and fall of the British soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died of alcohol poisoning at 27. Like his previous study of doomed...

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2015-07-01 culture

Film show: 'Tale of Tales', 'Love and Mercy' and 'Terminator Genisys'

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week’s releases, including Matteo Garrone's fabulous and freaky fairytale "Tale of Tales" with Salma Hayek, the Beach...

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2015-06-30 culture

Writer Paul Lynch, 'a major new Irish talent'

He has been described as a major new Irish talent with an impressive gift for storytelling. Paul Lynch's acclaimed debut novel "Red Sky in Morning" was a finalist for France's...

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2015-06-29 culture

Dom La Nena brings us international, cello pop

The Brazilian-born cellist, singer and songwriter Dom La Nena speaks to Eve Jackson about being a young prodigy, moving to Argentina at 13 without her parents and settling in...

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2015-06-26 culture

Joe Bataan: The king of Latin soul music

From his teen days as the leader of a street gang in New York to his groundbreaking career in music, Joe Bataan talks to Eve Jackson about inventing a musical genre, releasing...

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