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A Wyndham City Libraries podcast talking about books and literature. Featuring special guest interviews, top ten lists, new and upcoming titles to watch out for, book recommendations, audio from our quarterly book panel Live with the Librarians and much more.

Latest Episodes

Episode 7: Romance books

Love is in the air! Librarians Caroline and Emily join Kirsty for a discussion about the Romance genre, followed by recommendations for some romance books they've enjoyed. *Recommendations start at 13:25 Books (and authors) discussed: The Little Beach Street bakery by Jenny Colgan A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole Stephanie Laurens The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Ask, Tell by E.J Noyes

35 MIN2 w ago
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Episode 7: Romance books

Episode 6: In Conversation with author Marcus Riley

Author and ageing advocate joins Marcus Riley joins librarian Sophie for this special guest episode of Recently Returned. They talk about his book Booming - A Life-Changing Philosophy for Ageing Well; ageism; tips on staying healthy and happy entering the second half of your life; and how the current situation with COVID-19 is impacting our ageing community.

42 MINMAY 29
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Episode 6: In Conversation with author Marcus Riley

Episode 5: Live with the Librarians - Isolation edition

This podcast exclusive edition of Live with the Librarians was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 lockdown (April 2020). Librarians Anita, Kirsty, and Sophie share which titles have been keeping them busy, and where they are getting their books while the library doors are closed. Titles discussed (in order of mention): Persuasion/ Jane Austen The Bone Houses/ Emily Lloyd-Jones All the Wrong Moves: a memoir about chess, love, and ruining everything/ Sasha Chapin The Ruin/ Dervla McTiernan The Scholar/ Dervla McTiernan The Good Turn/ Dervla McTiernan Uprooted/ Naomi Novik The Eyre Affair/ Jasper Fforde (Thursday Next series) The First Stone: questions of sex and power/ Helen Garner Monkeygrip/ Helen Garner Consider the Fork/Bee Wilson Upright Women Wanted/ Sarah Gailey

43 MINMAY 8
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Episode 5: Live with the Librarians - Isolation edition

Episode 4: Midsumma - LGBTQIA+ literature

In this episode of Recently Returned, host Kirsty is joined by librarians Lachlan, Michaela, and Jess for a chat about LGBTQIA+ literature in honour of Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival. Books discussed (in order of discussion): The Men with the Pink Triangle/ Heinz Heger The A-Z of gender and sexuality : from ace to ze/ Morgan Lev Edward Holleb Simon vs. the Homosapiens Agenda / Becky Albertalli Bold : stories from older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & intersex people / edited by David Hardy Out of the shadows : reimagining gay men’s lives / Walt Odets From prejudice to pride: a history of the LGBTQ+ movement/ Amy Lame If the Shoe Fits/ E.J Noyes* Growing up queer in Australia / edited by Benjamin Law *Also referred to: 'Ask, Tell' and 'Ask Me Again' by E.J Noyes

28 MINJAN 30
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Episode 4: Midsumma - LGBTQIA+ literature

Episode 3: Live with the Librarians Summer 2019

This episode of Recently Returned is from our Live with the Librarians series. Initially broadcast live via our Facebook page on December 6, 2019, host Anita is joined by Librarians Anu, Jess, and Lachlan to discuss some of the books they’ve been reading, and what they're looking forward to next. Titles discussed (in order of mention): Lachlan Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power Bone China by Laura Purcell ebook Melmoth by Sarah Perry eaudio Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers A Dark Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine Ghostland by Edward Parnell eaudio The Bee and the Orange Tree by Melissa Ashley ebook eaudio Jess Toil and Trouble - Augusten Boroughs Braving the Wilderness - Brene Brown ebook Every Heart a Doorway - Seanan McGuire Anu The Green Road by Anne Enright The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Adichie ebook Don’t Stop Believing: A Memoir by Olivia Newton-John ebook eaudio I Am Change by Suzy Zail ebook Also mentioned: We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Adichie ebook Running with Scissors by Augusten Boroughs The Haunting of Hill Houseby Shirley Jackson Becomingby Michelle Obama ebook eaudio Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Heart by Brene Brown ebook eaudio A Fatal Inversion by Barbara Vine Peter Wimsey Mysteries (series) by Dorothy L Sayers Have His Carcaseby Dorothy L Sayers The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L Sayers The Weekend by Charlotte Wood ebook eaudio The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood ebook Download the Live with the Librarians episode transcript

38 MIN2019 DEC 31
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Episode 3: Live with the Librarians Summer 2019

Episode 2: Horror Literature - Halloween 2019

In our spooky Halloween episode, librarians Anita and Kirsty explore horror literature: delving into what makes it different to its onscreen counterparts; talking about a few of their own favourites; and sharing recommendations from staff and from our listeners. Books discussed: Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy) by Mira Grant The Girl with All the Gifts by M R Carey Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Dracula by Bram Stoker Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde You by Caroline Kepnes Let the Right Ones In by John Ajvide Linqvist Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink Southern Reach Trilogy/Area X by Jeff Vandermeer Ballad of Black Tom (Novella) by Victor LaValle Graphic Novels of Junji Ito The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

22 MIN2019 OCT 31
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Episode 2: Horror Literature - Halloween 2019

Pilot: Live with the Librarians - Autumn 2019

Welcome to Recently Returned, a Wyndham City Libraries podcast about books and literature. In this first episode, librarian Kirsty introduces the series before we play the audio from a Live with the Librarians panel recorded on April 5 2019. Live with the Librarians is a quarterly Facebook livestream with a panel of librarians chatting about what they've read and are looking forward to next. To see all Live with the Librarians sessions, visit our Facebook page @LibrariesInWyndham or our website. Visit the library website to download the Live with the Librarians episode transcript

42 MIN2019 JUL 18
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Pilot: Live with the Librarians - Autumn 2019
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Latest Episodes

Episode 7: Romance books

Love is in the air! Librarians Caroline and Emily join Kirsty for a discussion about the Romance genre, followed by recommendations for some romance books they've enjoyed. *Recommendations start at 13:25 Books (and authors) discussed: The Little Beach Street bakery by Jenny Colgan A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole Stephanie Laurens The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Ask, Tell by E.J Noyes

35 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Episode 7: Romance books

Episode 6: In Conversation with author Marcus Riley

Author and ageing advocate joins Marcus Riley joins librarian Sophie for this special guest episode of Recently Returned. They talk about his book Booming - A Life-Changing Philosophy for Ageing Well; ageism; tips on staying healthy and happy entering the second half of your life; and how the current situation with COVID-19 is impacting our ageing community.

42 MINMAY 29
Comments
Episode 6: In Conversation with author Marcus Riley

Episode 5: Live with the Librarians - Isolation edition

This podcast exclusive edition of Live with the Librarians was recorded remotely during the Covid-19 lockdown (April 2020). Librarians Anita, Kirsty, and Sophie share which titles have been keeping them busy, and where they are getting their books while the library doors are closed. Titles discussed (in order of mention): Persuasion/ Jane Austen The Bone Houses/ Emily Lloyd-Jones All the Wrong Moves: a memoir about chess, love, and ruining everything/ Sasha Chapin The Ruin/ Dervla McTiernan The Scholar/ Dervla McTiernan The Good Turn/ Dervla McTiernan Uprooted/ Naomi Novik The Eyre Affair/ Jasper Fforde (Thursday Next series) The First Stone: questions of sex and power/ Helen Garner Monkeygrip/ Helen Garner Consider the Fork/Bee Wilson Upright Women Wanted/ Sarah Gailey

43 MINMAY 8
Comments
Episode 5: Live with the Librarians - Isolation edition

Episode 4: Midsumma - LGBTQIA+ literature

In this episode of Recently Returned, host Kirsty is joined by librarians Lachlan, Michaela, and Jess for a chat about LGBTQIA+ literature in honour of Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival. Books discussed (in order of discussion): The Men with the Pink Triangle/ Heinz Heger The A-Z of gender and sexuality : from ace to ze/ Morgan Lev Edward Holleb Simon vs. the Homosapiens Agenda / Becky Albertalli Bold : stories from older lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & intersex people / edited by David Hardy Out of the shadows : reimagining gay men’s lives / Walt Odets From prejudice to pride: a history of the LGBTQ+ movement/ Amy Lame If the Shoe Fits/ E.J Noyes* Growing up queer in Australia / edited by Benjamin Law *Also referred to: 'Ask, Tell' and 'Ask Me Again' by E.J Noyes

28 MINJAN 30
Comments
Episode 4: Midsumma - LGBTQIA+ literature

Episode 3: Live with the Librarians Summer 2019

This episode of Recently Returned is from our Live with the Librarians series. Initially broadcast live via our Facebook page on December 6, 2019, host Anita is joined by Librarians Anu, Jess, and Lachlan to discuss some of the books they’ve been reading, and what they're looking forward to next. Titles discussed (in order of mention): Lachlan Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power Bone China by Laura Purcell ebook Melmoth by Sarah Perry eaudio Gaudy Night by Dorothy L. Sayers A Dark Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine Ghostland by Edward Parnell eaudio The Bee and the Orange Tree by Melissa Ashley ebook eaudio Jess Toil and Trouble - Augusten Boroughs Braving the Wilderness - Brene Brown ebook Every Heart a Doorway - Seanan McGuire Anu The Green Road by Anne Enright The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Adichie ebook Don’t Stop Believing: A Memoir by Olivia Newton-John ebook eaudio I Am Change by Suzy Zail ebook Also mentioned: We Should All be Feminists by Chimamanda Adichie ebook Running with Scissors by Augusten Boroughs The Haunting of Hill Houseby Shirley Jackson Becomingby Michelle Obama ebook eaudio Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Heart by Brene Brown ebook eaudio A Fatal Inversion by Barbara Vine Peter Wimsey Mysteries (series) by Dorothy L Sayers Have His Carcaseby Dorothy L Sayers The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L Sayers The Weekend by Charlotte Wood ebook eaudio The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood ebook Download the Live with the Librarians episode transcript

38 MIN2019 DEC 31
Comments
Episode 3: Live with the Librarians Summer 2019

Episode 2: Horror Literature - Halloween 2019

In our spooky Halloween episode, librarians Anita and Kirsty explore horror literature: delving into what makes it different to its onscreen counterparts; talking about a few of their own favourites; and sharing recommendations from staff and from our listeners. Books discussed: Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy) by Mira Grant The Girl with All the Gifts by M R Carey Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Dracula by Bram Stoker Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde You by Caroline Kepnes Let the Right Ones In by John Ajvide Linqvist Alice Isn’t Dead by Joseph Fink Southern Reach Trilogy/Area X by Jeff Vandermeer Ballad of Black Tom (Novella) by Victor LaValle Graphic Novels of Junji Ito The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

22 MIN2019 OCT 31
Comments
Episode 2: Horror Literature - Halloween 2019

Pilot: Live with the Librarians - Autumn 2019

Welcome to Recently Returned, a Wyndham City Libraries podcast about books and literature. In this first episode, librarian Kirsty introduces the series before we play the audio from a Live with the Librarians panel recorded on April 5 2019. Live with the Librarians is a quarterly Facebook livestream with a panel of librarians chatting about what they've read and are looking forward to next. To see all Live with the Librarians sessions, visit our Facebook page @LibrariesInWyndham or our website. Visit the library website to download the Live with the Librarians episode transcript

42 MIN2019 JUL 18
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Pilot: Live with the Librarians - Autumn 2019
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