Books on Radio New Zealand National

July 4, 2008 at 10:17 am | Posted in Books, Suggestions | 1 Comment


The following books will be mentioned in interviews or reviewed on Radio New Zealand National’s Saturday Morning with Kim Hill programme on Saturday 5 July.

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey – Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor
(Viking Penguin, ISBN 9780670020744)

The Tin Roof Blowdown – James Lee Burke

(Phoenix, ISBN 9780753823163)

Some of his 20 other books may be mentioned. including the upcoming Swan Peak.

The 100-Mile Diet: A Year of Local Eating – Alisa Smith and J.B. Mackinnon

(Text Publishing, ISBN 9781921351730)

Julia Marshall is the founder of Gecko Press, which specialises in publishing award-winning children’s books from around the world, translated into English. Gecko published the 2008 New Zealand Post Children’s Book of the Year: Snake and Lizard by Joy Cowley, illustrated by Gavin Bishop (Gecko Press, ISBN: 978-0-9582787-3-7).

New releases include Duck, Death and the Tulip by Wolf Erlbruch, Who’s Hiding by Satoru Anishi, Odd Bird Out by Helga Bansch and many more.

Kate’s Klassic

Dracula – Bram Stoker

(Penguin Classics, ISBN 9780141439846)


The Arts on Sunday is hosted by Lynn Freeman and airs every Sunday afternoon on Radio New Zealand National. Interviews and discussions about the following New Zealand books will feature from 2pm – 2.30pm on Sunday 6 July 2008.

The Rehearsal – Eleanor Catton (Victoria University Press, ISBN 9780864735812)

The Darkness Looking Back – Andrea Jutson (Black Swan, ISBN 9781869419967)


NINE TO NOON 10.45am Monday 7 July – Friday 11 July

Of a Boy – Sonya Hartnett; Eps 1-5 (of 10)

Penguin Australia, ISBN 0670040266

AFTERNOONS 2.30pm Monday 7 July & Tuesday 8 July

Let Me Sing You Gentle Songs – Linda Olsson; Eps 11-12 (of 12)

(Penguin, ISBN 9780143020288)

The rest of the week – unpublished.
ALL NIGHT PROGRAMME 3.15am Monday 7 July – Wednesday 9 July

Dogside Story – Patricia Grace; Eps 8 – 10 (of 10)

(Penguin New Zealand, ISBN 0143018124)

Source: Booksellers New Zealand


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  1. Great lists here…

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