Books and Arts - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

Complete episode: Join Michael Cathcart and Sarah Kanowski for ABC Radio National's Books and Arts: Australia's only national broadcast devoted to literature and the arts. Published Mondays to Saturdays.


Sisters in Crime, a group who champions women crime writers, is having its 25th Anniversary Convention; rape victim Xan Fraser relives her story on stage in Project Xan; extraordinary stories of shorebird migration inspire an exhibition about human migration experiences; three of Shakespeare’s Henry VI plays will now share the credit with the...

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New Writing on Place. Pete Byfield: writing country songs at 63. Nigel Levings sheds some light. Rose Tremain - The Gustav Sonata.

On the 25th birthday of Sisters in Crime, we take a look at crime writing by women, we journey back to the 1960s to hear about John Olsen's art school, and hear from the American novelist Matthew Griffin.

From a Home to a Home explores human migration experiences through the lens of shorebird migration; Nathan Hill takes a satirical look at a divided America in The Nix; The story behind nursery rhymes; and Book to Film compares The Light Between Oceans