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Wireless Books - 29-02-2020 - Books That Thrill( 0:26:42)       
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Books That Thrill - The Athenaeum has a new bunch of books and this time most of them are thrillers. If you love a book where a woman with a shady past tries to turn over a new leaf but someone knows what she did and is determined that she will pay for it then the Athenaeum is the place for you. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 2/29/2020 6:15:00 PM
Wireless Books - 15-02-2020 - Dunedin is a Ghost Town( 0:26:53)       
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Dunedin is a Ghost Town - Andrew Smith the man behind Dunedin's Ghost Tours has written a book about ghost stories associated with Dunedin. We read one of his spooky tales and recount some of our own. Beth lets us know what she really thinks about the Octagon closure. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 2/17/2020 4:11:34 PM
Wireless Books - 31-01-2020 - The Ockham Long List( 0:26:20)       
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The New Zealand Book Awards or the Ockham released its long list and Christine noticed that we already had a large number of them on our shelves. Plus Beth tells us what she did on her holiday. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 2/1/2020 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 18-01-2020 - Christine's Picks( 0:27:8)       
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Christine's Picks - A new year is as much about looking backwards as it is about looking forward so with that in mind was well as the latest books Christine has selected some of her top books to suggest to people as well as some that she just likes a lot. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 1/18/2020 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 04-01-2020 - Happy New Year( 0:26:24)       
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Happy New Year - It's a new year and to celebrate Christine and Beth play some old time music because New Year is not just about looking forward, there's also some looking back. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 1/4/2020 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 21-12-2019 - KKKKiwi Christmas( 0:24:6)       
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KKKKiwi Christmas - We celebrate Christmas with some very Kiwi Christmas songs and don't worry Beth's favorite Fred Dagg's Star of Wonder is in the mix. Merry Christmas from The Athenaeum Library Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/21/2019 4:24:00 PM
Wireless Books - 07-12-2019 - Pre-Christmas Books( 0:26:44)       
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Pre-Christmas Books - We are coming up to Christmas and for the Athenaeum and it's members that means new books and lots of them. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 12/7/2019 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 23-11-2019 - Greece is the Word( 0:27:4)       
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Greece is the Word - We cover a little of the twists and turns of the modern day Greek royal family and then into the serious business of new books. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 11/25/2019 3:41:24 PM
Wireless Books - 09-11-2019 - It's starting to read a lot like Christmas( 0:26:51)       
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It's starting to read a lot like Christmas - All the big name authors are rushing out books for the Christmas market and the Athenaeum has them all: Lee Child, John Grisham, Michael Connelly, David Baldacci, the list goes on and on Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 11/11/2019 12:25:16 PM
Wireless Books - 26-10-2019 - Dodgy Footpaths and Book Reviews( 0:26:30)       
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Dodgy Footpaths and Book Reviews -Christine has a bone to pick over the state of Dunedin's footpaths but Beth just wants to know about all the new books Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 10/26/2019 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 12-10-2019 - Dunedin Life in 1857( 0:25:56)       
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Dunedin Life in 1857 - Everyone interested in early Dunedin will know of the book The Old Identities which was written by early settler James Barr but for us his true claim to fame is being one of the group who organized a series of lectures which gave the Athenaeum Library & Mechanic's Institute the financial means to relaunch in 1859. Also Christine has two large piles of new books to try and review before time is up. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 10/12/2019 12:30:00 PM
Wireless Books - 28-09-2019 - We love K M( 0:26:47)       
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We love K M - We do love KM and by KM we mean Katherine Mansfield. We talk about how reading NZ short stories aloud has deepened our appreciation of them and Beth gives us a little sample by reading some of The Doll's House for us (bliss). Also heaps of new books. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 9/30/2019 10:33:57 AM
Wireless Books - 14-09-2019 - Finding Roderick Finlayson( 0:26:59)       
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Finding Roderick Finlayson - One of the delights of our Tuesday lunch time NZ Short Story readings is finding forgotten authors. Roderick Finlayson was just as important as Frank Sargeson in the push for New Zealanders to write as New Zealanders but over time he has been forgotten. We talk about him in this show and suggest him as someone worth studying for any budding literary academics. Also some new books to review. Broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin www.oar.org.nz
Published: 9/16/2019 11:38:39 AM