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  1. Patti Smith: I will always live like Peter Pan

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    70-minute interview with Patti Smith from the Louisiana Literature festival in Denmark 2012. ”I thought we didn’t have to grow up. I was heart broken to find out that we didn’t have…

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    • Lydia Davis: Shaping Messy Material

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      Meet Lydia Davis, one of the most important short story writers in America today. She reads from her prose and talks about her family background, her influences, her struggle to find her literary…

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      • Herta Müller: How could I forgive

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        ”Reconciliation? How can I reconcile with a regime? It's a huge machine. Each person was the dictatorship itself.” Interview with German-Romanian writer Herta Müller, who received…

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        • Peter Zumthor: Different Kinds of Silence

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          We visited Peter Zumthor – one of the world’s leading architects – in his studio in Switzerland. In this extensive and rare biographical video interview he tells the captivating…

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          • COBE: Monuments of the Future

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            Dan Stubbergaard, founder of the internationally praised COBE Architects, takes us around his hometown Copenhagen in Denmark to show and discuss what motivates their exciting socially conscious and…

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            • Klaus Rifbjerg: A Little While Longer

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              Klaus Rifbjerg (1931-2015) is one of the great masters of Danish literature. In this deeply personal and moving interview from 2013, the writer looks back on his life and literary career, reflecting…

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              • Margaret Atwood: On the Planet of Speculative Fiction

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                Experience award-winning Canadian writer Margaret Atwood in this humorous and vivid conversation about her works of elaborate ‘speculative fiction’, and how reality and science fiction…

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                • William Kentridge: Reduced to Being an Artist

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                  ”One can always write ones biography in the terms of the failures which have saved you.” Meet South African artist William Kentridge in this extensive and humorous reflection upon life…

                • Sebastian Diaz Morales: Make your enemy your friend

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                  In dept portrait of Argentinian video artist Sebastian Diaz Morales who grew up in wild Patagonia where the wind blows 150 km/h. It was the experience of a stranded whale which made Diaz Morales aware…

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                  • Colum McCann: Do What is Most Difficult

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                    Novelist Colum McCann writes in a cupboard by choice. Watch the charming Irishman discuss with great playfulness how writers are constantly faced with improbable but necessary tasks: “It’s…

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                    • Ian McEwan: How we read each other

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                      We are all spies trying to read each others secrets. Meet the superb British writer Ian McEwan in this conversation about his novel Sweet Tooth (2012) – a novel about literature as well as about…

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                      • Salman Rushdie: A chance of lasting

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                        "I feel very proud to be part of this resistance", says the acclaimed British writer Salman Rushdie reflecting on his book The Satanic Verses and the years of the fatwa. "Today people…

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