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Books and Arts - Full program podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

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.

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Mary Anne Butler's play Broken, Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia, Pesky punctuation

August 2nd, 2016

Episode 570 of 799 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.

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