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Filmmaker Ramin Bahrani discusses his latest film, The White Tiger, and explains why he's drawn to stories about the ambition of the underdog in the face of crushing poverty. Our books columnist Jael Richardson fills us in on a new novel to check out: How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House by Cherie Jones. Comedian Ali Hassan shares a playlist of songs that remind him of his hometown of Brossard, Que. NDP MP Charlie Angus talks about his band the Grievous Angels, politics and the crisis facing artists during the pandemic.