With Marlon James, author of A Brief History of Seven Killings and Black Leopard, Red Wolf, talks with artist Cosmo Whyte about Jamaican identities, colonialism, and Carnival. Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts, in conversation with feminist thinker and author Jacqueline Rose on violence and the contested meaning of freedom, the subject of Nelson's forthcoming book. Musician and actor Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane, best known for his books on landscape and nature, on turning The Epic of Gilgamesh into song. Bella Bathurst explores urban rewildlng in Scotland, with a stunning portfolio by award-winning photographer Murdo Macleod. Original fiction by Juan Emar, Emilio Fraia, Kathleen Heiny, Joanna Hershon, and Barry Pearce. Poems by Fatimah Asghar, Ariel Francisco, Kelly McQuain, and Julie Sheehan. Author Russell Banks on the room where he writes. Booker Prizewinner Douglas Stuart on his desert island reading list. Art by Alexey Vasilyev and Salman Toor.
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