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On this show: host Tina Srebotnjak discusses the Giller Prize and Booker Prize nominations with panelists Sandra Martin of the Globe and Mail, and teacher Antanas Sileika. Various authors answer the question "Why Do I Write?" Tina interviews world famous author Salman Rushdie about his new book Step Across This Line.
Coming at a moment of profound political and social crisis, What Is Democracy? reflects on a word we too often take for granted. Featuring a diverse cast including celebrated philosophers, trauma surgeons, factory workers, refugees, and politicians.
Denise Ho: Becoming the Song explores the openly gay singer's remarkable journey from Cantopop superstar to outspoken political activist, putting her life and career on the line to support the struggle for democracy and freedom in Hong Kong.
In this episode, we're in the east of Britain. Finds Include revelations from 'Britain's Pompeii,' the theatre where Shakespeare premiered Romeo and Juliet and Henry V, and evidence that we may have found the location of the Battle of Barnet.