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'On Canaan's Side,' the historical book of the year

Latest update : 2012-06-21

In today’s show we meet the Iranian rapper who's facing death threats for his so-called 'blasphemous song.' Also on the programme, the Irish writer Sebastian Barry talks about his powerful novel 'On Canaan's Side' – named the historical book of the year.