October 26th, 2012
Episode 215 of 1204 episodes
Thomas Keneally joins Anne McElvoy to discuss his new novel The Daughters of Mars, which examines the hidden wounds of two nurses as they confront the horrors of Gallipoli. Richard Cork and Juliet Gardiner review Barbara Hepworth’s hospital drawings, exhibited at the Hepworth Wakefield, sketched during her hours observing hospital procedures between 1947 and 1949. And Anne talks to David Byrne, musician, artist and essayist, about his new book How Music Works.
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