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Me, My Shelf and I

Clare Jones presents a show exploring the world of books and literature, going under cover in the lives of the books we love. Me, My Shelf, and I airs Tuesday morning at 10.00 and replays Sunday afternoon at 2.00 Show Less

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Me, My Shelf and I - Space - Oct 08 19
Space
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Me, My Shelf and I - Oct 01 19
Robert Macfarlane and Underlands
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Me, My Shelf and I - Alphabets - Sep 24 19

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Me, My Shelf and I - Life Cycles - Featuring David Merritt - Sep 17 19
This episode explores the crurious life cycles of book and features poems by Louise Wallace and Elizabeth Bishop, birthday celebrations for the authors of the Curious George books and The Gruffalo, an interview with poet and book maker David Merritt, and some music from The Lion King.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Ties that Bind - Featuring Angela Lyle - Sep 10 19
This episode explores spines, skeletons and the ties that bind and features poems by D. H. Lawrence, birthday celebrations for two special children’s writers and illustrators, an interview with Angela Lyle of Lost and Bound Bindery, and some music from Laura Veirs.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Themes - Father's Day - Featuring Joy Cowley - Sep 03 19
This episode explores the power of stories in celebration of Father's Day. It features a selection from the 2018 NZ Book Council Lecture!
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Me, My Shelf and I - Happy National Poetry Day - Featuring Five Poets of the Pacific - Aug 27 19
Happy National Poetry Day! This episode features a poem by Sappho, poems read aloud by five Pasifica poets, and a song by Tiny Ruins based on the poem "The Cloths of Heaven" by W. B. Yeats.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Once Upon a Time - Featuring Toni Morrison - Aug 20 19
This episode explores the theme of “Once Upon a Time.” It features a poem by Kay Ryan, a birthday celebration for V. S. Naipaul, words from Toni Morrison's Nobel speech, and some music from Sam Cooke.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Travelogues - Featuring Ann Morgan - Aug 07 19
This program explores border crossing through books. It features a poem by Cedar Sigo, a birthday celebration for John Dryden, an interview with Ann Morgan about reading a book from every country in the world, and some music from Simon and Garfunkel.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Anniversary Episode - Featuring Gary Frost - Jul 30 19
This week's episode celebrates the show's first birthday. It features a poem by Lee Herrick, a birthday nod to Vasari, a celebratory book giveaway, an interview with book conservator and book arts educator Gary Frost, and some music from Patti Smith.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Visiting Rare Books School - Featuring Anne Marie Eze (Part 2) - Jul 23 19
This week we go behind the scenes at the UVA Special Collections at Rare Book School in the USA, and hear part 2 of a lecture named "A Most Fascinating and Dangerous Pursuit: Rare Books at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum" presented by Anne-Marie Eze of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Visiting Rare Book School - Featuring Anne Marie Eze (Part 1) -Jul 16 19
This week we go behind the scenes at the UVA Special Collections at Rare Book School in the USA, and hear part 1 of a lecture named "A Most Fascinating and Dangerous Pursuit: Rare Books at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum" presented by Anne-Marie Eze of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Hymns - Featuring Steven Toussaint - Jul 09 19
This episode explores hymns of praise. It features a poem written by and read aloud by Steven Toussaint, who is the special guest of the day, sharing the ideas and ideals that structure his new collection of poetry, "Lay Studies." It features a birthday celebration for E. B. White and music from the choir of King's College, Cambridge.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Volts and Voltaire - Featuring Paul LeClerc - Jul 02 19
This episode explores the world of volts! It features poems from Jorie Graham, birthday celebration for Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Bessie Head, an interview with former CEO of the New York Public Library, Paul LeClerc, and some music from Tift Merritt.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Matariki - Featuring a Story for the New Year - Jun 25 19
This episode celebrates the holiday of Matariki. It features a poem by Ed Bok Lee, birthday celebrations for George Orwell, Eric Carle, and Czelaw Milosz, and a song by Frankie Vallie.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Tables and Tableaus - Featuring Toby Faber - Jun 18 19
This week's episode explores tables and tableaus. It features a poem from an anonymous 6th century Irish poet, birthday celebrations for Simin Behbahani, Charlemae Hill Rollins and Henrik Arnold Thaulow Wergeland as well as an interview with Toby Faber, of the publishing company Faber & Faber, and some music from Bob Dylan.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Drollery - Featuring Cassidy McFazdean - Jun 11 19
This episode explores the mythical beasts and human-animal hybrids that appear in the marginalia of illuminated medieval manuscripts and contemporary literature. It features a poem by Cassidy McFazdean, this week's guest and author of a collection of poems called "Drolleries," birthday celebrations for Harriet Beecher Stowe, Brian Jacques, and Yasunari Kawabata, a song about sea lions from the Library of Congress, and some music from Horse Feathers.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Almanacs - Featuring Hector Elizondo - Jun 04 19
This week's episode explores almanacs. It features a poem by Austin Smith, birthday celebrations for of the authors Jacques Roumain, Louise Erdrich and Richard Scarry, a story read aloud by Hector Elizondo, and some music from Sam Cooke.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Flight - Featuring Julie Orringer - May 28 19
This week's episode explores the world of flight. It features a poem by Theodore Roethke, birthday celebrations for Colleen McCullough and Countee Cullen, an interview with Julie Orringer about her new novel "The Flight Portfolio," and some music from Andrew Bird.
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Me, My Shelf and I - Silent Spring - Featuring Peter Wylie - May 21 19
This week celebrates the publication of "Silent Spring" in honor of Rachel Carson's birthday. It features a poem by e. e. cummings, birthday celebrations for of Margaret Wise Brown, an interview with printmaker Peter Wylie, and some music from The Drifters.
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