A conversation with Australian author Richard Flanagan about his latest book “The Narrow Road to the Deep North.” The Man Booker Prize-winning novel is based on his father’s experience as a slave laborer in a Japanese POW camp during World War II.
A panel of journalists who cover U.S. news for international audiences join Diane to talk about reactions abroad to the drawn-out presidential election and other American news.
- Simon Marks chief correspondent with Feature Story News, serving audiences in South Africa, New Zealand, Singapore and elsewhere
- Sylvie Kauffmann New York bureau chief for Le Monde
- Martin Kettle The Guardian of London
- Claus Kleber ARD German public television
- Paulo Sotero Director, Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
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