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.
August 2nd, 2016
Episode 570 of 664 episodes
We discover Mary Anne Butler's play Broken, the first play to win the Victorian Prize for Literature; Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia on seeking inspiration and materials from the natural world; Courtney Barnett and Jen Cloher on their Masterpiece, Patti Smith's 1975 debut album Horses; and David Crystal, a leading historian of the English language, on the history of punctuation.