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.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Radio with pictures... and arts, theatre, film, comedy, books, dance, entertainment and music.
Kaffe Fassett, the international textile, quilting and knitting superstar or the "dinosaur of patchwork and knitting" as he calls himself, has chosen to make his home in New Zealand and is living right here in Wellington's Island Bay. Feb 04, 2018 01:30 pm
Whanganui's Sarjeant Art Gallery has been emptied out ahead of a multi-million dollar earthquake strengthening and extension project. Costing a total of $34.9 million, it's a dream that's taken two decades to realise, with many moments of despair along the way. Feb 04, 2018 12:40 pm
Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, of the Harcourt acting dynasty, is making waves overseas with what Vanity Fair calls a star-making performance in Leave No Trace, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last week. Feb 04, 2018 12:15 pm