Books on Radio New Zealand National

July 11, 2008 at 8:55 am | Posted in Books, Suggestions | Leave a comment

BOOK OF THE DAY ON NINE TO NOON

Speaking Volumes is the 10:30am book review slot on Radio New Zealand National’s Nine to Noon show.

  • 11 July
    From Poverty Bay to Broadway: The Story of Tom Heeney
    Lydia Monin
  • 14 July
    The Plague of Doves
    Louise Erdrich
  • 15 July
    The Pessimist’s Guide to History
    Dorix Flexner & Stuart Berg Flexner
  • 16 July
    The Rehearsal
    Eleanor Catton
  • 17 July
    Hellraisers
    Robert Sellers

THE ARTS ON SUNDAY

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 13 July 2008.

  • Gith – Chris Else (Random House/ Vintage, ISBN 9781869790134)
  • Interview with three typographers who’ve been at a workshop at the Adam Art Gallery in Wellington:

Warren Olds is an Auckland graphic designer and typesetter of art, Catherine Griffiths is an independent and internationally-recognised typographer and designer, and Kelvin Soh is a graphic designer, artist, curator and one half of the Auckland based design group ‘The Wilderness’.

WEEKDAY BOOK READINGS

NINE TO NOON 10.45am Monday 14 July – Friday 18 July

  • Of a Boy – Sonya Hartnett; Eps 6-10 (of 10)
    (Penguin Australia, ISBN 0670040266)

AFTERNOONS 2.30pm Monday 14 July – Friday 18 July

  • Lovelock – James McNeish; Eps 1-5 (of 20)
    (Hodder and Stoughton 1986, ISBN 0340364300)

ALL NIGHT PROGRAMME 3.15am Monday 14 July – Friday 18 July

  • Unpublished short stories

Source: Booksellers New Zealand

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