Final Draft - Monday 12 December 2011 - Animals
This week we’re talking about animals. More specifically, animal people. Either you are or you aren’t. Are you a dog person? A cat person? Are you distrustful of that people who dislike animals? We often imbue animals with all kinds of characteristics, we deny them their animal natures as we try to make them more like us.
Charlotte Wood’s new novel, Animal People, explores some of those themes.
(Produced by Neda Vanovac. Animal People published by Allen & Unwin)
We’re also featuring a reading from emerging Sydney writer Beth Hill, who impressed a live audience last month with her short story, Fish.
(Produced by Neda Vanovac. Read more of Beth's work at tomakeabeardance.wordpress.com)
And Sam Twyford-Moore from the Rereaders popped into the studio to talk literary podcasts and what they’ll be serving up next.
(Produced by Neda Vanovac. More on the Rereaders at www.therereaders.com)
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