Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
The Se-le-ka Club started in Nuku'alofa back in 2008. It's now turned into a safe haven for vulnerable young people, and a place for young artists to experiment with techniques and materials. Sep 25, 2016 02:49 pm
A hui this week held on Suffrage Day brought together around a hundred people to kick around some ideas. Lynn Freeman talks to two of the speakers, Kate JasonSmith and Hannah Banks. Sep 25, 2016 12:50 pm
Lynn Freeman talks to Military historian Dr McGibbon, and also to 92-year-old Hilary Haylock, whose father's letters home made up some of the book. Dr Ian McGibbon's New Zealand's Western Front Campaign describes not only the battles but also life for the soldiers in trenches and in specialist units. Sep 25, 2016 12:33 pm
Swaggers, sugarbags, special constables and the Queen Street Riots - The Depression of the 1930s were grim years in our history, remembered in a comprehensive new book. Malcolm McKinnon takes us back to what he calls The Broken Decade. Sep 25, 2016 12:16 pm