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BooksPlus - 2016-09-25

September 25th, 2016

Episode 198 of 231 episodes

Today we have a collection of essays from Helen Garner, a novel about dogs, another about one of the most tumultuous year’s in Indonesia’s history – 1965 – and a book that deals with decades of China’s contemporary history through the story of a girl named Ai Ming. That’s in Madeleine Thien’s Do Not Say We Have Nothing, which has just been short listed for the Man Booker prize.

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