Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.
As always, you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @papercutspod
Thanks to The Spinoff and the Mātātuhi Foundation for their support.
Mentioned this episode:
Dunedin Writers Readers Festival
VOLUME Mapua Literary Festival
WORD Christchurch – including Shayne Carter with Rachael King
Women’s Prize Shortlist 2019
Kiran’s sesson at AWF – ELAINE CASTILLO: America is Not the Heart
Kiran’s review of Dead People I Have Known by Shayne Carter
Unity Book of the Month:
Axiomatic by Maria Tumarkin
LK: All Our Yesterdays and The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg
JT: Drive your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokaczuk
KD: Constellations: Reflections from Life by Sinead Gleeson
with mentions of
The Years by Annie Ernaux
Dept. of Speculation and Last Things by Jenny Offill
Steven Toussaint’s piece on The Spinoff: ‘TMI: An Essay on Contemporary Poetry in Aotearoa/New Zealand‘
To Be Read piles:
LK: Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels, Circe by Madeline Miller.
JT: My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite, Attraction by Ruby Porter, Three Women by Lisa Taddeo.
KD: Attraction by Ruby Porter, Saltwater by Jessica Andrews, Sweet Home by Wendy Erskine, The Lark Ascending by Richard King, Underland by Robert McFarlane, How to Fail by Elizabeth Day.
The Spinoff Weekly compiles the best stories of the week – an essential guide to modern life in New Zealand, emailed out on Monday evenings.