Hosted by Robyn Hodge, reviewer John Bartlett and guests Greg Lindsay and Sarah McInnes.
1) Brief introductions to guests and the shows program.
2) Book News:
Emerging Writers Festival, coming up in May (21st-30th). Released a new collection, called ‘the reader’ that features highlights of the 2009 festival. Check the program out at www.emergingwritersfestival.org.au
Geelong Library, 16th May 2-3pm. Meet the author experience with Garry Disher. One of
Open Mind Lecture Series. Tomorrow night ‘The scandal of world poverty and what can be done about it’ lecture by Bob Mitchell, director of legal risk and governance of World Vision in
Gazing and grazing happenings at the Soft coffee lounge! Poetry performance by
4) Robyn reviews ‘
Released to coincide with the
Discussion about the movie ‘
5) Book Giveaway: ‘Tuscan Rose’ by Belinda Alexander. Robyn describes the books plot and the series. To win you must pick the link between the song (Kate Rudsby ‘I Wish’) and the story.
[Wrong song is played]
SPONSOR MESSAGES / ‘A time to smile’ Xavier Rudd’s new album played.
6) Greg Lindsay review of Nick Hornsby’s ‘High Fidelity’.
Discussion of the book and its creation into film. Greg describes the books plot, how he relates to the music and how well it translates into film. The fear of commitment and break ups, and how they influence his future relationships.
John mentions ‘Speaking with the Angels’ by Nick Hornsby.
GIVEAWAY song played / SPONSOR MESSAGES
7) John Bartlett reviews ‘Girl with a Pearl Earring’.
Intriguing story between a servant girl and a painter, as he begins to ask and trust her opinion on his art. Then becoming his art. The historical research is very sound, and wrapped in fiction to create an interesting story.
The film is discussed.
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