October 19th, 2014
Episode 71 of 219 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.