Books on Radio NZ National: 12 - 19 May


Radio New Zealand National features several books over the course of a week. These listings are for books that will be featured on the following programmes

  • Children's Bookshop Review with John McIntyre
  • Saturday with Kim Hill
  • Standing Room Only, with Lynn Freeman
  • Book readings (various programmes)

Children's Bookshop Review, with John McIntyre
Friday, 12 May 2017

Bastion Point  - 507 Days on Takaparawha       
Tania Roxborough  
ISBN 9781775434795   
Into The White: Scott's Antarctic Odyssey        
by Joanna Grochowicz  
Allen and Unwin  
ISBN 9781760293659

Saturday Morning, with Kim Hill
Saturday, 13 May 2017

The Gathering 
by Anne Enright
ISBN 9780099501633     
The Green Road
by Anne Enright
ISBN 9780099539797
(and others)
Next to Gods: A cleaner's story 
by Don Franks 
Four Winds Press              
ISBN 9780958251488     
Nice Work If You Can Get It: Notes from a musician's diary
by Don Franks  
Steele Roberts Aotearoa
ISBN 9781927242797

Hill Run
by Don Franks

Steele Roberts Aotearoa
ISBN 9780947493370     

The Untimely Present: Postdictatorial Latin American Fiction and the Task of Mourning 
by Idelbar Avelar     
Duke University Press
ISBN 9780822324157     
The Letter of Violence: Essays on Narrative, Ethics, and Politics (2004)
by Idelbar Avelar  
Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN 9781403967428
(US only) 
Brazilian Popular Music and Citizenship
by Idelbar Avelar  
Duke University Press
ISBN 9780822349068     

Standing Room Only, with Simon Morris Sunday, 14 May 2017

Featherston Booktown
with Kate Mead

Radio NZ National Book Readings 

NINE TO NOON - 10.45am 
Monday, 15 May - Tuesday, 16 May

Passport to Hell  (eps 14-15 of 15) 
by Robin Hyde
read by Catherine Wilkin
BOOK: Passport to Hell  
by Robin Hyde
Auckland University Press (reprinted 2015)
ISBN 9781869408398
Wednesday, 17 - Friday 19 May
The Families (part 1-3 of 3)
by Vincent O'Sullivan
read by Jessica Robinson 

BOOK: The Families
by Vincent O’Sullivan  
Published by Victoria University Press
ISBN 9780864739193
Wednesday, 17 May
by John Dryden (ep 2 of 10)
RNZ production - no book

Saturday, 13 May 

Two Mothers
by Shirley Eng
(RNZ production - no book)

Sunday, 14 May

Knowing Where To Look
by Shirley Eng
(RNZ production - no book)
Monday, 15 May 17
Mother's Day Mouse
by Shirley Eng

(RNZ production - no book)
Tuesday, 16 May 17
Mother’s Surprise
by Shirley Eng
(RNZ production - no book)
Wednesday, 17 May - Friday, 19 May

Shooting the Moon (eps 1-3 of 10)
by V M Jones  

BOOK: Shooting the Moon
by V M Jones
Published by HarperCollins NZ (1 Aug 2006)
ISBN 9781869506216
DRAMA HOUR, 3.04pm
Sunday, 14 May
The Fat Man
by Maurice Gee