Marina Lewycka

On The Brink Four-Minute Warning
  • On The Brink Four-Minute Warning

  • Fifty years ago, the world stood on the brink of nuclear war, as the US and Soviet leadership engaged in a military stand-off over missiles in Cuba. In Marina Lewycka's short story, a teenage girl wonders how to make the most of her last four minutes, should the warning come. Produced by Justine Willett.

Marina Lewycka's novel A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian was long-listed for the 2005 Man Booker Prize and short-listed for the 2005 Orange Prize for Fiction. Subsequent novels include Various Pets Alive and Dead; Two Caravans; We Are All Made of Glue and The Lubetkin Legacy.

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