Letters From Europe

Episodes

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01Abdelkader Benali2015020920150210 (R4)

The acclaimed Moroccan-Dutch writer Abdelkader Benali, who moved to the Netherlands at the age of four, reflects on his first experiences of Europe, and the challenges the continent faces now, in the light of recent events in Paris.

Producer Julia Johnson.

Moroccan-Dutch writer Abdelkader Benali remembers his first experiences of Europe.

02Julia Franck2015021020150211 (R4)

German writer Julia Franck reflects on her move from East Germany to West Berlin.

German writer Julia Franck reflects on her move from East Germany to West Berlin as a child, and her initial experience as a refugee, which has informed how she views the challenges facing Europe now.

Producer Julia Johnson.

03Yasmina Khadra2015021120150212 (R4)

Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra, now living in France, reflects on personal identity.

Algerian writer Yasmina Khadra, now living in France, reflects on personal identity, in the light of the challenges currently facing Europe.

Producer Julia Johnson.

04Zafer Senocak2015021220150213 (R4)

Zafer Senocak, born in Turkey but long resident in Germany, offers a personal perspective.

Writer Zafer Senocak, born in Turkey but long resident in Germany, offers a personal perspective on the challenges facing Europe.

Producer Julia Johnson.

, born in Turkey but long resident in Germany, offers a personal perspective.

Writer Zafer Senocak, born in Turkey but long resident in Germany, offers a personal perspective on the challenges facing Europe.

Producer Julia Johnson.

05Henning Mankell2015021320150214 (R4)
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The Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, reflects from his home in the South of France on the state of Europe after last month's attacks in Paris.

Swedish novelist Henning Mankell reflects from his home in France on the state of Europe.

The Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, reflects from his home in the South of France on the state of Europe after last month's attacks in Paris.

The Swedish novelist Henning Mankell, author of the Kurt Wallander crime novels, reflects from his home in the South of France on the state of Europe after last month's attacks in Paris.

06Lydie Salvayre20150213

The French novelist Lydie Salvayre, winner of last year's Prix Goncourt, reflects on the aftermath of last month's attacks in Paris.