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Wireless Books - 11-05-2019 - New BooksNew Books - We have new books! Plus an insight into the domestic lives of the super rich (they really are not like you or me) and why a 100 years ago young women preferred to work in a factory and go to the pictures every night rather than do domestic work in other peoples homes - hard to believe but true. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz11/05/2019 12:21 PM0:26:24Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=bfc7ee71-53bb-4fa7-a01d-b8fdfd475997
Wireless Books - 27-04-2019 - Rosalie's first novelRosalie's first novel - Rosalie Ambrogio the previous Head Librarian at the Athenaeum has published a novel called Port Adventure and it is one of the books we review in this show Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz29/04/2019 11:22 AM0:26:45Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=33547a3a-dbcb-4123-8395-09b990505505
Wireless Books - 13-04-2019 - Even more Fergus HumeEven more Fergus Hume - We go back and cover more details about Fergus Hume and his best selling The Mystery of a Hansom Cab. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz13/04/2019 12:30 PM0:26:23Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=43d0ff34-3de3-4e55-9924-226b783af0d4
Wireless Books - 30-03-2019 - More Fergus HumeMore Fergus Hume - We have talked about Fergus Hume before on the show but a new book about him reveals a lot more about how his massive best seller The Mystery of a Hansom Cab came into being and the shifty characters involved in getting it before the public. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz30/03/2019 12:30 PM0:26:54Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=344558e7-971c-4acd-9c7b-60958697420f
Wireless Books - 16-03-2019 - How Do You Pronounce Istanbul?How Do You Pronounce Istanbul? - It's been a hard week and Christine is dropping nonstop malaprops. Thank goodness that Beth is here to pull her up. Between laughter we manage some book reviews. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz16/03/2019 12:30 PM0:26:47Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=e1a47e79-d8a4-44ac-961f-5a9a5c7787a4
Wireless Books - 02-03-2019 - Dead Writers in RehabDead Writers in Rehab is a novel but it got Christine thinking about all the naughty things that writers have gotten up to over the ages. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz02/03/2019 03:00 PM0:26:56Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=f0963726-409a-4fb6-87eb-3ef58fb379b0
Wireless Books - 16-02-2019 - Queen Mary's biographyQueen Mary's biography - James Pope-Hennessy wrote the official biography of Queen Mary but he also kept extensive notes about the people who gave personal information and what they told him off the record. Published 60 years later they make fascinating reading of a time when people still sort of knew their place. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz16/02/2019 12:30 PM0:26:49Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=821cba48-fb2a-415e-b7de-a9863d1f84d7
Wireless Books - 02-02-2019 - The Pigeon In The LibraryThe Pigeon In The Library - Why is there a pigeon in the Library? Is he some kind of birdie bookworm? or just lost. Beth and Christine talk about the big issues including what books we should be reading. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz02/02/2019 12:30 PM0:26:37Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=f27f85ca-52ed-4f9d-a78b-965ec34967d9
Wireless Books - 19-01-2019 - More MusicMore Music - Christine is still on holiday so we are playing music and talking about the interesting lives of the artists who performed the songs Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz19/01/2019 12:30 PM0:26:1Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=3840e174-e311-4f59-a121-b0d0a9e2bc1f
Wireless Books - 05-01-2019 - Happy New YearHappy New Year Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz05/01/2019 12:30 PM0:26:36Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=7234591f-c4e1-4c08-bf9a-3b0027005b77
Wireless Books - 22-12-2018 - Merry Christmas from the Athaneneum LibraryMerry Christmas from the Athaneneum Library Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz22/12/2018 12:30 PM0:26:46Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=df8ca211-2bcf-4c0e-8a30-07f149a324d1
Wireless Books - 08-12-2018 - Marie Antoinette's JewelsMarie Antoinette's Jewels - Spectacular pearls that once belonged to Marie Antoinette were recently sold and it was claimed that she was Frances last Queen. Christine didn't believe that and did some digging into who was really the last Queen of France and discovers an unexpected link back to Marie Antoinette. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz08/12/2018 12:30 PM0:27:23Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=d311013d-6ec1-41c2-8c39-8045d1cd6cdb
Wireless Books - 24-11-2018 - Spanish FluSpanish Flu - Between 50 and a 100 million died from what was known as Spanish Flu 100 years ago. We talk about why it got that name and the reasons why the flu was so aggressive. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz26/11/2018 01:07 PM0:26:15Download //www.accessradio.org/Player.aspx?eid=13d7474e-5791-43fb-9f23-ddadf9a5f9e7