Pussy Riot update | Lionel Shriver | Fan fiction and Amazon
Thursday, May 30, 2013 |
Gill Deacons guest hosts. Russian journalist Masha Gessen on the situation of jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alekhina, who has been hospitalized after more than a week on a hunger strike. Writer Lionel Shriver (We Need to Talk About Kevin) on her latest novel, Big Brother, a harrowing story of adult siblings and family responsibilities, inspired by her own relationship with a brother who died of obesity-related causes. Writer Naomi Novik, best known for her Temairie science fiction series, on Amazon's controversial move to publish fan fiction as e-books.