PodcastsJune 22, 2019

Papercuts Podcast: Celestial reads for Matariki


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

As always, you can email us at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @papercutspod and a big thanks to The Spinoff and the Mātātuhi Foundation for their support.

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Book News

AWF’s An Evening with Arundhati Roy – 17th July

PANZ Book Design Awards – 25th July

Women’s Prize for Fiction 2019

An American Marriage – Tayari Jones

Faber & Faber: The Untold Story – Toby Faber

AWF Podcast

Book Reviews

Jenna – Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharti (Winner of the 2019 International Booker Prize)
Kiran – The Years by Annie Ernaux (with a mention of Saltwater by Jessica Andrews)
Louisa – Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli

Not Books

Jenna – Chernobyl (HBO)
Kiran – Hildur Guðnadóttir and Chris Watson (composer & field recorder for Chernobyl)
Louisa – Lunatics (Netflix)

The TBR Pile

Jenna – The Years by Annie Ernaux, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark, Furious Hours by Casey Cep
Kiran – The Man Who Saw Everything by Deborah Levy (August), Sweet Home by Wendy Erskine, Being Various ed. by Lucy Caldwell
Louisa – Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld

Louisa and Jenna visited Browsers Secondhand Bookstore in Hamilton.

Thank you to The Spinoff, Tina and the Matatuhi Foundaton.

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