November 24th, 2013
Episode 9 of 224 episodes
Today on Books+ - a substantial pile of Australian fiction. At the base, a novel from the 1930s, Seaforth Mackenzie's The Young Desire It, discussed by David Malouf, then a memoir of literary influence as Gabrielle Carey revisits the writer Randolph Stow. And balancing a the top of the pile, Thomas Keneally's new novel Shame and the Captives. And finally Australian poet Maria Takolander takes us to her parents' Finish homeland.