Thursday night August 9th, the first part from the new four-episode interview programme Moby Dick will be broadcasted on NPO 1. In the programme, presenter Matthijs van Nieuwkerk interviews famous and less famous guests about important books in their lives. Tonight, UG professor and Nobel prize winner Ben Feringa will be attending together with tv personality Dieuwertje Blok.
Van Nieuwkerk and his guests discuss how books formed them, inspired them and helped them during difficult times. From children's books to the bible and from coming of age stories to political biographies and comic books, everything is up for discussion.
Moby Dick, about the beauty and power of books, is broadcasted August 9th at 22:25 by BNNVARA on NPO 1.
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