John Banville

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Irish novelist who also writes crime-fiction under the pseudonym, Benjamin Black; winner of the 2005 Man Booker Prize for his novel, The Sea

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John Banville (Benjamin Black): Black-Eyed Blonde

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John Banville (as Benjamin Black): Christine Falls

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Tom Wolfe discusses neuroscience and its view that there is no such thing as identity. Margaret Atwood talks about the coming threat to identity by cloning and genetic experimentation.

Beyond Identity--A Dark Vision (Part 9 of 10)

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