Julian Barnes: The FULL INTERVIEW – BBC Newsnight
Booker prize-winning novelist Julian Barnes speaks to Kirsty Wark about his new book based on the life of Shostakovich, The Noise of Time. This is an extended version – just for YouTube – of the interview which aired on 28 January. It covers art and power, heroism and cowardice, free speech and no-platforming, Russia under Putin, and more.
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