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Friday, October 23, 2009

ABC National Radio's gems for this week


POETICA
24/10/2009 15:00
29/10/2009 15:00
Sunbathing in the Rain: Welsh poet Gwyneth Lewis reads and speaks about her work
URL: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/poetica/stories/2009/2664723.htm
Gwyneth Lewis, one of Wales’s most distinguished poets, reads a selection of her poetry including some new, unpublished works.


FIRST PERSON

Monday to Friday 10.45
26/10/2009 - 6/11/2009
SHOTS
Written and read by Don Walker
URL: http://abc.net.au/rn/firstperson/stories/2009/2655893.htm
In prose beautifully informed by his long career as one of Australia's best song writers, Don Walker creates a series of snapshots, ranging from his early life in rural Australia to his time as a member of the hugely popular band Cold Chisel. Learning music as a young boy in the bush, the band's early days in Adelaide, wild times on the road, and living on the edge in Kings Cross are all evoked in a pared-back but captivating manner.

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