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Mia Couto paid a visit to the UK

to launch the English translation of Woman of the Ashes, with events in Oxford, the British Library and Hay Festival. He did a joint interview for BBC Radio 4’s Open Book with Wayetu Moore, author of She Would Be King – you can download the show here, the BBC World Service Newsday show with Shaimaa Khalil (link here), Irish National Radio’s Arena programme and the Bookanista website.

Mia spoke at the British Library with leading journalist and critic Maya Jaggi, who has interviewed him for the Guardian here, and then met with Wayetu Moore at the Hay festival for an packed event chaired by Danial Hahn.