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Arts, Literature

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 + - 2014-11-09

November 9th, 2014

Episode 76 of 208 episodes

Today on Books+ we revisit Milan Kundera's Unbearable Lightness of Being - as well as a book about a journey. In 2012, Rachel Joyce wrote of a man who walks the whole length of England, thinking he might save the life of his dying friend, Queenie Hennessy. But what did the woman at the other end of the journey make of this walk in her honour? Now the author has written another book, answering that question, The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy. And finally, Nona and me by Clare Atkins. Two childhood best girl friends, grow up to be estranged and lead very different lives.

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