Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.
On this month’s Papercuts, Jenna, Kiran and Louisa hold an experiment to see what it is like to drink a bottle of prosecco whilst recording. We observe the Booker Longlist and delve into a bunch of NZ trade news, including the NZ Booksellers Conference, Industry Awards and Coalition for Books. As always, we review what we’ve been reading and chat about what’s on the reading pile too. Settle in!
Thanks to The Spinoff and the Mātātuhi Foundation for their support.
Lanny by Max Porter
Capital by John Lanchester
The Wall by John Lanchester
Night Boat to Tangier by Kevin Barry
Inland by Tea Obreht
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead
Guestbook – Ghost Stories by Leanne Shapton
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy
All the Juicy Pastures by Margot Schwass
Doxology by Nell Zink
American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson
The Folded Clock by Heidi Julavits
In Fifteen Minutes You Can Say a Lot by Greville Texidor
Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan Sontag
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Suicide Blonde by Darcey Steinke
The New Me by Halle Butler
Ducks Newburyport by Lucy Ellman
Someone’s Wife: A Memoir of Sorts by Linda Burgess
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