BooksPlus - Separate stories podcast

ABC Radio National

Arts, Literature

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.


Armando Lucas Correa is an award-winning journalist originally from Cuba, his debut novel is about the Jewish refugees who were turned away when their ship arrived in Cuba in 1939.

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