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BooksPlus - 2016-09-18

September 18th, 2016

Episode 197 of 237 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.

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