September 18th, 2016
Episode 197 of 224 episodes
How do you organise your bookshelf? Favourites at eye levels, embarrassments at floor level? Alphabetically, by subject or by colour? Or perhaps you chain your books, in the manner of the mediaeval. In any case, there’s a history of bookshelves today, as well as a novel about novelist Patricia Highsmith; another that satirises Australian fiction; and the difficult story of Atlanta’s first black policemen, in 1948.