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 and a big thanks to The Spinoff and the Mātātuhi Foundation for their support.
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
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
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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