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Listen to Salman Rushdie, Marilynne Robinson, Sarah Churchwell and Terrance Hayes on modern America
Relive special moments from this year’s festival with these podcasts
Dissect the making and unmaking of civilisations and cultures with Akala and David Olusoga
Writer and activist Soraya Chemaly considers six myths about anger and gender
Read an extract from Churchwell’s new book, Behold, America
Isabella Rossellini, her dog Pan, and a collection of child’s toys. Welcome to a circus like no other
What, or indeed who, is behind the popularity of Chinese sci-fi?
Enjoy eight stand-out musical collaborations featuring The Who frontman
Get involved in WOW in Bradford, Cardiff, Exeter and Perth
With so much to choose from, here are a few festival highlights
From Sybil to Forrest Gump, take a look back at some of the actress’ most iconic performances
Comedian and performer Jess Thom breaks down common misconceptions about what it is to be disabled
Listen to the third episode of our monthly podcast, a preview of Unlimited
Breaking down myths on the refugee crisis, the inspiration for Khaled Hosseini’s Sea Prayer
Read the remarkable story of Kurt Masur’s role in the downfall of East Germany
Hear how The Cure’s legendary frontman put together his festival this exclusive video interview
Discover the roots of this inspirational young orchestra
Your best tweets and Instagram images from this year’s festival
Three anti-apartheid activists, Chitra Karve, Lela Kogbara and Brian Filling recount the time they met Nelson Mandela

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