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Regularly curated conversations with authors in the debut of their career, as well as a book club discussing underrated authors of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Off the books with Novuyo Tshuma #5

August, 2018

62 MIN2018 AUG 30
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Off the books with Novuyo Tshuma #5

OFF THE BOOKS with Megan F Hunter #4

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode Megan Hunter, author of the debut THE END WE START FROM discusses the sensuality of Angela Carter in TIGER BRIDE, the consciousness of Virginia Woolf in THE WAVES, and the utter love imbued in Frank O’Hara’s poetry. She reads a passage from each writer before discussing to give you a delicious taste of their work. To end with Megan reads from her own book - a heartbreaking tale of love, motherhood, disaster and hope. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated! July 2018.

63 MIN2018 AUG 30
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OFF THE BOOKS with Megan F Hunter #4

OFF THE BOOKS with Hera Lindsay Bird #3

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode poet Hera Lindsay Bird discusses the humour of Elif Batuman, the honesty of Hilton Als and why the poetry of Mark Leidner feels like coming home. She reads a passage from each writer before discussing to give you a delicious taste of their work. To end with Hera reads some of her own poems which address millennial angst, heartbreak, desire and the joy of sex. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated! June 2018

57 MIN2018 AUG 30
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OFF THE BOOKS with Hera Lindsay Bird #3

OFF THE BOOKS with Elaine Castillo #2

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode Elaine Castillo, author of the sexy debut AMERICA IS NOT THE HEART, talks about the unsentimental portrayal of whiteness in LUCY by Jamaica Kincaid; the power of detail in KITCHEN by Banana Yoshimoto; and the great Filipino tragedy of AMERICA IS IN THE HEART by Carlos Bulosan. She reads from the books before discussing to give you a delicious taste of these masterpieces. And to finish - a reading from her own work, which can only be described as the hottest sex scene we’ve ever been privy to. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated!

53 MIN2018 AUG 30
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OFF THE BOOKS with Elaine Castillo #2

OFF THE BOOKS - Book club - Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin #1

62 MIN2018 AUG 30
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OFF THE BOOKS - Book club - Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin #1
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Latest Episodes

Off the books with Novuyo Tshuma #5

August, 2018

62 MIN2018 AUG 30
Comments
Off the books with Novuyo Tshuma #5

OFF THE BOOKS with Megan F Hunter #4

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode Megan Hunter, author of the debut THE END WE START FROM discusses the sensuality of Angela Carter in TIGER BRIDE, the consciousness of Virginia Woolf in THE WAVES, and the utter love imbued in Frank O’Hara’s poetry. She reads a passage from each writer before discussing to give you a delicious taste of their work. To end with Megan reads from her own book - a heartbreaking tale of love, motherhood, disaster and hope. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated! July 2018.

63 MIN2018 AUG 30
Comments
OFF THE BOOKS with Megan F Hunter #4

OFF THE BOOKS with Hera Lindsay Bird #3

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode poet Hera Lindsay Bird discusses the humour of Elif Batuman, the honesty of Hilton Als and why the poetry of Mark Leidner feels like coming home. She reads a passage from each writer before discussing to give you a delicious taste of their work. To end with Hera reads some of her own poems which address millennial angst, heartbreak, desire and the joy of sex. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated! June 2018

57 MIN2018 AUG 30
Comments
OFF THE BOOKS with Hera Lindsay Bird #3

OFF THE BOOKS with Elaine Castillo #2

Off the Books is a show where emerging writers talk about the books that have influenced them. In this episode Elaine Castillo, author of the sexy debut AMERICA IS NOT THE HEART, talks about the unsentimental portrayal of whiteness in LUCY by Jamaica Kincaid; the power of detail in KITCHEN by Banana Yoshimoto; and the great Filipino tragedy of AMERICA IS IN THE HEART by Carlos Bulosan. She reads from the books before discussing to give you a delicious taste of these masterpieces. And to finish - a reading from her own work, which can only be described as the hottest sex scene we’ve ever been privy to. Discover wonderful books old and new and have your literary senses stimulated!

53 MIN2018 AUG 30
Comments
OFF THE BOOKS with Elaine Castillo #2

OFF THE BOOKS - Book club - Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin #1

62 MIN2018 AUG 30
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OFF THE BOOKS - Book club - Astragal by Albertine Sarrazin #1
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