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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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TitleDescriptionPublished OnDuration Play Episode Link
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
Me, My Shelf and I - Literary Surprises - Featuring Marty Vreede (Part 3) - Aug 28 18This programme explores literary surprises: from the discovery of books in libraries and charity bookshops to the coining of the word "blackthorn winter." Featuring the third part of a three-part interview with papermaker Marty Vreede of Pakohe Papers and music from Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." 29/08/2018 01:21 PM0:29:49Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=98f615ea-6cc9-4398-b561-7f84848aa572
Me, My Shelf and I - Watermarks - Featuring Marty Vreede (Part 1) - Aug 14 18This programme explores paper and the books (especially cookbooks) that get printed on them. Featuring the first part of a three-part interview with papermaker Marty Vreede of Pakohe Papers and music from Nat King Cole. 15/08/2018 06:12 PM0:29:26Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=9e16308f-9299-455d-a54e-ec34ce58b9e7
Me, My Shelf and I - Name Games - Featuring Anne Fadiman - Aug 07 18This programme explores names: tough names to pronounce, names with commas in them, psuedonyms, book titles that are hard to remember, and names that are fun to say (from those of Polynesian navigators to those of the spineless creatures of the deep). Featuring an excerpt from an address by essayist Anne Fadiman. 08/08/2018 12:37 PM0:28:3Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=ddff44ef-91c5-4f5a-875c-40c2ee12dfb3
Me, My Shelf and I - Literary Friendships - Featuring Holly Dunn - Jul 30 18This programme explores unlikely friendships in the literary world: from Charlotte Bronte and Elizabeth Gaskell to Janet Frame and Charles Brasch. Featuring an interview with book designer and illustrator Holly Dunn, and music from Simon and Garfunkel. 01/08/2018 06:23 PM0:29:21Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=1fe7e32e-4055-45a6-bd7f-01c9a268203e