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Complete episode: Missed the week's best book interviews on ABC Radio National? Catch up with Kate Evans on BooksPlus, the one-stop destination for the RN bibliophile. Published every Saturday.

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Books + - 2014-10-19

October 19th, 2014

Episode 70 of 208 episodes

Irish Writer Colm Toibin speaks intelligently and emotionally about writing his latest novel Nora Webster and why he needed fiction to deal with his grief and memories of his mother. Also, the state of Indonesian fiction, and a novel of poetry and violence from Tasmania: Rohan Wilson’s To Name Those Lost. At the end of the program, Catherine Harris looks at AFL, at the dark side and scandal around the sport.

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