Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass. Band on the Run Can you believe this is our final episode for 2019? In this episode we give a scene report from the first Papercuts band-on-tour f...

Papercuts final pod for 2019: Band on the Run

Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.

Band on the Run
Can you believe this is our final episode for 2019? In this episode we give a scene report from the first Papercuts band-on-tour field trip where we headed to Wellington for the Verb Festival. And we bring you more book news, book reviews, discuss what we are looking forward to reading over summer, and more! Settle in with Jenna, Kiran and Louisa. Thank you to everyone who has listened to Papercuts, we have loved having you with us and will be back in 2020!

BOOK NEWS:
New Zealand Festival of the Arts – Writers programme – From Laurie Anderson and Andrea Lawlor to Jokha Alharthi and Tommy Orange – there is so much we want to see!
https://www.festival.nz/events/writers/
Kiran’s session with Booker International Prize winner Jokha Alharthi and Wellington writer Rijula Das Writing Women’s Lives
https://www.festival.nz/events/all/writing-womens-lives/
Goldsmiths Prize Winner: Ducks Newburyport by Lucy Ellman (Galley Beggar Press/Text Publishing)
https://www.gold.ac.uk/goldsmiths-prize/prize2019/ducks-newburyport/
National Book Award winners
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/nov/20/national-book-awards-susan-choi-wins-fiction-award-for-trust-exercise
The Spinoff Book has been launched!

It’s alive! The Spinoff Book is out now


Sinead Gleeson wins award Bookselling Ireland Non Fiction Book of the Year 2019 at the An Post Irish Book Awards for her collection of essays Constellations.
https://www.irishbookawards.irish/award/bookselling-ireland-non-fiction-book-of-the-year-2019/
As promised, a link to Kiran’s NZ Herald interview with Sinead Gleeson.
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=12281683
And, as promised last episode, a link to Kiran’s piece for The Spinoff about lathe cuts!

The back country record cutter putting New Zealand music on plastic

BOOK REVIEWS:
KD:
The Maytrees by Annie Dillard
LK:
The Boyfriend by Laura Southgate
JT:
The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson

NOT BOOKS:
KD/JT:
Dolly Parton’s America (Radiolab podcast)
https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/radiolab/articles/radiolab-presents-dolly-partons-america
LK:
His Dark Materials series – An HBO and BBC collaboration based on the Philip Pullman’s fantasy series, now on Neon
https://www.neontv.co.nz/his-dark-materials

THE TBR PILE: Our summer stacks!
KD:
We Are Made of Diamond Stuff by Isobel Waidner
Make it Scream, Make it Burn by Leslie Jamison
The Actress by Anne Enright
Adults by Emma Jane Unsworth
Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride (if she can get her hands on a copy, hint hint!)
Autobiography of a Face by Lucy Grealy
I Used to be Charming by Eve Babitz
LK:
Thus Were Their Faces: Selected Stories by Silvina Ocampo
JT:
All Who Live on Islands by Rose Lu
The Burning River by Lawrence Patchett
Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Jane: A Murder by Maggie Nelson

OTHER BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
The Chimes by Anna Smaill
Pūrākau: Māori Myths Retold by Māori Writers edited by Witi Ihimaera & Whiti Hereaka
The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
Pilgrim and Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom
The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison
The Lighthouse podcast
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/podcasts/the-lighthouse-what-happened-to-theo-hayez/news-story/8a68d51efd1bd28c509c02dc36881fb5 For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy



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