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Me, My Shelf and I

Clare Jones presents a show exploring the world of books and literature.

Host: Clare Jones
Produced By: Fresh FM
Language: English
Category: Arts and Culture
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Me, My Shelf and I - Feb 19 19Cornucopia22/02/2019 04:03 PM0:12:42Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=aa7ea437-7479-4773-bebd-09d111e21052
Me, My Shelf and I - St Valentine - Feb 12 19 21/02/2019 12:43 PM0:13:32Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=e3d2f2a0-abe8-44f5-8fda-ffd1bc59bbab
Me, My Shelf and I - Letters - Featuring Diana Athill - Jan 29 19This week's episode explores written letters in memoriam for the legendary editor and writer Diana Athill. It features a poem by Billy Collins, birthday celebrations for Virginia Woolf and James Joyce, and a song from Bobby Darin. 30/01/2019 11:16 AM0:26:53Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=6e948dd0-88c3-4056-af3b-0e1ae0c86715
Me, My Shelf and I - Mountains - Featuring Rosemary Wells - Jan 22 19This week's episode explores the theme of mountains. It features poems from W. H. Auden and Li Po, birthday celebrations for Mary Mapes Dodge and Rosemary Wells, and a song by Tired Pony. 23/01/2019 01:00 PM0:23:9Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=da2f04d0-ad24-43b8-9e6a-34374ad5b7e1
Me, My Shelf and I - The Bumblebee - Featuring James P. Lenfestey - Jan 15 19This episode is buzzing with the 'buzz, buzz, buzz' of the literary bumblebee. It features a poem from Shakespeare's 'The Tempest,' celebrations of the birthdays of Hugh Lofting, Ernest Gaines and A. A. Milne, and an interview with James P. Lenfestey and some music from Tufts Beelzebubs. 16/01/2019 11:59 AM0:16:48Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=d13b7563-c64d-43fd-928a-8b5b11fa0414
Me, My Shelf and I - Secret Gardens - Featuring Gerri Kimber - Jan 08 19This episode explores secret gardens in honor of the memory of Katherine Mansfield and includes an interview with Gerri Kimber, the current chair of the Katherine Mansfield Society. 09/01/2019 03:04 PM0:26:29Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=c10c0fae-0e5a-4900-b0ab-7c4f44fcc540
Me, My Shelf and I - Music and Metaphor - Featuring Katherine Do Rosario - Jan 01 19This episode celebrates the beginning of 2019 with music and metaphor. It features birthday celebrations for J. R. R. Tolkein, Lynn Cherry and Carl Sandburg and includes an interview with lyricist Katherine Do Rosario and some music from The Temptations and Tiny Ruins. 03/01/2019 01:47 PM0:29:58Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=b84a6cbf-ca7c-4376-a1d5-78d7c1275556
Me, My Shelf and I - Stars - Featuring Kevin Moran - Dec 25 18This episode explores the literature of stars. It features poems from Gerard Manley Hopkins and birthday celebrations for the artist Henri Matisse, composer Orlando Gibbon, and scientist Sir Isaac Newton. It includes an interview with poet Kevin Moran (author of ‘Water Protectors: The Story of the Campaign to Save Te Waikoropupū Springs in poetry and images") and some music from Neil Adam and Judy Turner. 27/12/2018 11:06 AM0:27:41Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=7e421e2b-a4b9-435e-9f89-0e410c7bb7a2
Me, My Shelf and I - Bark - Featuring Paul Bensemann - Dec 18 18This episode explores the bark of ancient fairy tales and the tapa of the contemporary Pacific world. It features a poem by Wang Wei, birthday celebrations for Guiseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa and Matthew Arnold, an interview with Paul Bensemann, author of Fight for the Forests (a new book published by Nelson's own Potton and Burton), and a song from Death Cab for Cutie. 19/12/2018 06:06 PM0:31:3Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=dfbf6a47-602d-4713-a7a1-3e8c53f5502d
Me, My Shelf and I - Voices and Vibrations - Featuring Mark Raffills - Dec 11 18This week’s episode explores voices and vibrations. It features poems by Seamus Heaney and Don Paterson and birthday celebrations for Jane Austen, Shirley Jackson, and Michael King. It includes an interview with poet Mark Raffills and songs by Cat Stevens and the Beach Boys. 12/12/2018 11:14 AM0:29:37Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=a8eac5e5-3576-49ba-90f2-374df46682ad
Me, My Shelf and I - Envelopes - Featuring Lydia Wevers - Dec 04 18This week's programme explores the world of envelopes in honor of the memory of Emily Dickinson, whose birthday we celebrate this week along with Hildegaard of Bingen's. It features a poem by Sarah Murphy and includes an interview with Dr. Lydia Wevers, author of "Country of Writing," and music from the Anonymous 4. 05/12/2018 11:34 AM0:31:44Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=897ee1c7-4e67-4c9f-8cf5-bcfd1db5b611
Me, My Shelf and I - The Cuckoo - Featuring Nick Davies - Nov 27 18This week we explore the literary life of the cuckoo. Featuring poems from William Wordsworth and birthday celebrations for William Blake, Dard Hunter, and Madeleine L’Engle. Includes an interview with writer and ornithologist Nick Davies, author of "Cuckoo: Cheating By Nature," and an English round from the thirteenth century.28/11/2018 10:52 AM0:26:24Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=6fe9a733-7336-459e-9432-7be27ba8cd44
Me, My Shelf and I - Bookhands - Featuring Sherryl Jordan - Nov 20 18This week's programme explores bookhands (formal styles of handwriting used before the invention of printing) and features a poem by Olav H. Hauge and birthday celebrations for George Eliot and Frances Hogdson Burnett. It includes an interview with New Zealand author Sherryl Jordan about her novel "Anger of Angels" and some music from Pentangle. 21/11/2018 11:48 AM0:29:8Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=0780a4ac-16c4-4b85-9e64-89253a43313e
Me, My Shelf and I - Islands - Featuring Neil Adam and Judy Turner - Nov 13 18This week's programme explores the islands of literature, especially Treasure Island, in honor of Robert Louis Stevenson. It features a poem from Langston Hughes and birthday celebrations for Margaret Atwood and Chinua Achebe and includes an interview with musical duo Neil Adam and Judy Turner, who have spent the past two decades setting the poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson to music. 14/11/2018 03:11 PM0:27:41Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=32769552-c5e1-434c-841f-c27e499f50ad
Me, My Shelf and I - Dye - Featuring Liz Constable (Part 2) - Nov 06 18This week explores the importance and resonance of dye in books and book history. Featuring poems from Edmund Waller and birthday celebrations for Albert Camus and Stephen Greenblatt. Includes the second part of a two-part interview with bookmaker Liz Constable, author of DIY Notebooks Made Easy, and some music from Duke’s Men of Yale.07/11/2018 06:33 PM0:31:45Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=cbb58441-5ed5-4990-9027-79e6be6a1e25
Me, My Shelf and I - Ghosts - Featuring Liz Constable (Part 1) - Oct 30 18This week explores the ghosts of literature and handmade books in celebration of Halloween. Featuring poems from Carl Sandburg and John Keats, the first part of a two-part interview with bookmaker Liz Constable, and some music from the film Ghostbusters.  01/11/2018 11:50 AM0:31:1Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=7197c66f-da36-47fd-a00f-fd8f7e52e0c0
Me, My Shelf and I - Time - Featuring Stella Chrysostomou (Part 2) - Oct 23 18This week we’re time-traveling through the world of books with poems from Brenda Shaughnessy, celebrations for the birthdays of two poets: Dylan Thomas and Sylvia Plath, and the second part of a two-part interview with bookseller Stella Chrysostomou of Volume Books. 01/11/2018 11:49 AM0:25:42Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=93bcdbb5-3aa9-4387-8fa4-d90f2d0226d8
Me, My Shelf and I - Dreams - Featuring Stella Chrysostomou (Part 1) - Oct 16 18This week we explore literary dreams. Featuring poems from e. e. cummings and joanne burns, celebrations of the birthdays of the authors of the poetry collection No Ordinary Sun, the trilogy known as His Dark Materials, and the pivotal novel The Golden Notebook. Includes the first part of a two-part interview with bookseller Stella Chrysostomou, and some music from Leonard Cohen. 18/10/2018 03:45 PM0:29:23Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=1cf373e6-5156-44d3-9990-8a5cd839e51f
Me, My Shelf and I - Roots - Featuring Nic Moon - Oct 09 18This episode explores the roots of words and the roots of trees, presents poems from Theodore Roethke, birthday celebrations with Katherine Mansfield and Jill Ker Conway, and features an interview with Nelson based artist, Nic Moon, and music from Nadia Reid.11/10/2018 12:04 PM0:27:2Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=2c32e77d-72ef-46ee-97e7-e9805c8cf4ae
Me, My Shelf and I - World Ballet Day - Featuring the "Name That Ballet Inspired By Literature" Quiz Show - Oct 02 18This episode explores the multi-faceted and long-standing relationship between ballet and books in honor of World Ballet Day. It features a poem by Mark Turbyfill, celebrates the birthdays of Sir Frederick Ashton and Wallace Stevens, and challenges listeners to a round of "Name That Ballet Inspired By Literature." It includes a song by Elton John and some music from the 1970 Royal Ballet Film "Tales of Beatrix Potter." 03/10/2018 06:28 PM0:27:55Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=53612761-4886-4b74-9ffe-9e500b35e7d9
Me, My Shelf and I - Power and Empowerment - Featuring Alexia Arthurs - Sep 25 18This programme explores power and empowerment in literature. It includesa poem from Derek Walcott, celebrates the birthdays of the authors of Melmoth the Wanderer, A Thousand Acres and In Cold Blood, and features an interview with Alexia Arthurs, author of the short story collection "How To Love a Jamaican." I concludes witha song by Cat Power. 26/09/2018 06:31 PM0:28:14Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=92e1121e-6fb6-4345-bf7c-fd179b0b79ad
Me, My Shelf and I - Life Cycles - Featuring David Merritt - Sep 18 18This episode explores life cycles: how books are born, grow up, reproduce, die, and live again in amazing ways. It includes poems from Louise Wallace and Elizabeth Bishop and celebrates the birthdays of H. A. Rey and Julia Donaldson. It features an interview with poet David Merritt and a song from The Lion King. 19/09/2018 06:16 PM0:31:40Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=dca9be78-993c-4e5c-bc1d-1802107575a3
Me, My Shelf and I - Ties that Bind - Featuring Angela Lyle - Sep 11 18 This program explores spines, skeletons and the ties that bind together books as well as bookish figures. It features an interview with Angela Lyle of Lost and Bound Bindery &a poem from D. H. Lawrence and celebrates the birthdays of Roald Dahl, Robert McCloskey & Tomie DePaola. It includes a song from Laura Veirs. 12/09/2018 06:38 PM0:26:45Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=c46819cb-5731-4184-a2fb-23e88642d255
Me, My Shelf, and I - Movement and Migration - Featuring Yaa Gyasi - Sept 04 18 This program explores literary movement and migration: words and arctic terns circumnavigating the globe Featuring a conversation with novelist Yaa Gyasi, author of "Homegoing," and music from Josh Ritter. 04/09/2018 12:36 PM0:30:16Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=32f072b1-aa5a-49c1-87ae-7a1fe93e3748
Me, My Shelf and I - The Nightingale - Featuring Marty Vreede (Part 2) - Aug 21 18This programme celebrates National Poetry Day and the figure of the nightingale. Featuring the second part of a three-part interview with papermaker Marty Vreede of Pakohe Papers and music from Johnny Tillotson. 29/08/2018 03:45 PM0:29:44Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=b2f640c4-0b2b-4e23-ae71-8f11f960148f