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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
Website: https://www.clarejonespoet.com/
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TitleDescriptionPublished OnDuration Play Episode Link
Me, My Shelf and I - May 21 19Me, My Shelf and I - May 21 1924/05/2019 12:37 PM0:19:53Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=33f5956b-47de-479d-959c-66cba57723e7
Me, My Shelf and I - Banners and Books - Featuring David Wallace-Wells - May 14 19This episode explores the world of banners and books. It features a poem by Robin Robertson, birthday celebrations for Robin Hyde and Mikhail Bugalov, words from journalist David Wallace-Wells, author of "The Uninhabitable Earth," and a song from the musical “Newsies.” 14/05/2019 01:03 PM0:21:25Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=5c01b023-a849-4a88-8ad5-f3eb1893c9ec
Me, My Shelf and I - Rodentia - Featuring David Wiesner - May 07 19This episode celebrates literary rodents. It includes the ancient poem "Pangur Bán," birthday celebrations for Leo Lionni and Richard Adams, an interview with children's illustrator David Wiesner, and a song by Big Joe Turner. 07/05/2019 11:53 AM0:18:47Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=bdf8b8a3-ae45-42b3-8808-9532c3ecacf3
Me, My Shelf and I - Stained Glass - Featuring Allegra Pesenti - Apr 30 19This week's episode focuses on the world of literary stained glass in honor of Notre Dame Cathedral. It features poems from Tennessee Williams, birthday celebrations for Gertrude Warner and Benjamin Franklin, a conversation with curator Allegra Pesenti on the writer Victor Hugo, and some music composed by Philip Glass. 30/04/2019 12:23 PM0:24:39Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=60284768-f796-4a18-b96a-5d6bddef0900
Me, My Shelf and I - The Bard - Featuring Gregory Doran - Apr 23 19This week's episode celebrates The Bard. It features poems from Matthea Harvey and Shakespeare, birthday celebration for Charles Johnson and Dame Edith Ngaio Marsh, an interview with the current artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, and a song by Mumford and Sons. 23/04/2019 09:30 PM0:24:8Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=4cfc2642-80d6-4fce-b952-3474c7a22beb
Me, My Shelf and I - Collage - Featuring Eric Carle - Apr 16 19This week's episode explores the use of collage in books in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar. It features a poem from Vincent O’Sullivan, birthday celebrations for Charlotte Bronte and John Muir, a reading of "Te Anuhe Tino Hiakai" (The Very Hungry Caterpillar in Te Reo Maori) and a song from Men in Drag. 16/04/2019 12:03 PM0:24:32Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=21ac07ca-3b4c-4e7f-9196-d3c8dc4c4c2c
Me, My Shelf and I - Bone Folder - Featuring Justin Wymer (Part 2) - Apr 09 19This week's episode explores the ins and outs of bone folders in book arts. It features a poem from Marianne Moore, birthday celebrations for Keri Hulme and Joseph Pulitzer, the second installment of a two-part interview with poet Justin Wymer, and a song by Josh Ritter. 11/04/2019 02:29 PM0:24:37Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=88c89994-d916-489a-8b70-18b9171a54c2
Me, My Shelf and I - Deeds - Featuring Justin Wymer (Part 1) - Apr 02 19This week explores words and deeds. It features birthday celebrations for P. D. James, Maya Angelou and Emile Zola, the first part of a two-part interview with poet Justin Wymer, and a song from "Out of the Blue." 02/04/2019 03:13 PM0:27:59Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=6dd90025-1a0d-4934-95ff-746f867fa5df
Me, My Shelf and I - Vernacularity - Featuring William Faulkner's Nobel Prize Speech - Mar 26 19This week's episode explores vernacular languages. It features a poem by Wislawa Szymborska, birthday celebrations for Frank Sargeson and Margaret Mahy, the 1950 Nobel Prize Speech given by William Faulkner, and a song from the Disney film, Cinderella. 27/03/2019 10:44 AM0:17:34Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=b72cbda8-4295-4462-9049-da81cf52088c
Me, My Shelf and I -Seals - Featuring Douglas Adams - Mar 12 19This week's episode explores the literary life of the wax seal. It features poems from Yehuda Amichai and Lewis Carroll, birthday celebrations for Jack Kerouac, Torquato Tasso and Sir Hugh Walpole, an 'in memoriam' interview between Douglas Adams and David Letterman, and a song from Barenaked Ladies. 12/03/2019 01:03 PM0:29:34Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=3249c82b-9575-4b43-a900-6ba0751320e1
Me, My Shelf and I - Parchment - Featuring Jules Renard (Part 1) - Feb 05 19This week's episode explores the world of parchment. It features a poems from Joanna Klink, birthday celebrations for Kate Chopin and Fleur Adcock, and a song from the Disney film The Sword in the Stone. It includes the first installment of the February Fauna Series: a nature story by the French writer Jules Renard. 12/03/2019 01:02 PM0:12:10Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=c49aee44-c9e3-4bb8-83bd-5ff167582915
Me, My Shelf and I - International Women's Day - Featuring Helen Mirren - Mar 05 19In celebration of International Women's Day, this week's episode features a folktale read by Dame Helen Mirren and a song by Kermit the Frog and Ladysmith Black Mambazo05/03/2019 12:24 PM0:23:6Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=6b6eae65-9b8a-427e-a7f9-1ebb0e33dbcf
Me, My Shelf and I - Generations - Featuring Jules Renard (Part 4) - Feb 26 19This week's programme discusses generations of readers, writers and story tellers. It features a poem from Fleur Adcock, birthday celebrations for N. Scott Momaday and John Steinbeck, and a song by The Punch Brothers. 26/02/2019 11:58 AM0:16:57Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=9127e739-a081-4dda-bd2c-269c6be4eb94
Me, My Shelf and I - Cornucopia - Featuring Jules Renard (Part 3) - Feb 19 19This week's programme explores the symbol of the plenty named "cornucopia." It features a poem by Mary Cornish, birthday celebrations for Edna St. Vincent Millay and Edward Gorey and a song from the film "The Chorus." 22/02/2019 04:03 PM0:12:42Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=aa7ea437-7479-4773-bebd-09d111e21052
Me, My Shelf and I - Valentine's Day - Featuring Jules Renard (Part 2) - Feb 12 19This week's episode celebrates Valentine's Day. It features poems by Labhshankar Thacker, birthday celebrations for Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde, and a tune sung by Ella Fitzgerald. 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