Hour 3: French Postcard and Ralph Ellison

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Postcard from France - David Gutnick visits the newly chic Parisian neighbourhood of Montreuil - the birthplace of the French cinema - where illusion and reality live side by side.

Invisible Man - Sixty years ago, the U.S. writer Ralph Ellison published his masterpiece, The Invisible Man. Michael talks with Timothy Parrish about his new book, Ralph Ellison and the Genius of America.

Personal Essay: Ben's Lunch - Phyllis Jardine laments the loss of a community cornerstone.

For music in this hour ...

Homage to Grappeli by The Hot Club of Edmonton

Echorus by Philip Glass, performed by La Pieta and Angele Dubeau

Boyd's Swinging Blues by Boyd Lee Dunlop

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