25 Sep 2018

Music novels with Simon Sweetman

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:21 pm on 25 September 2018

Music-themed novels can explore the machinations of a muso's mind, the destructiveness of celebrity, or simply use music as a plot device to explore the nature of the human condition.

Critic Simon Sweetman joins us to talk over five of his favourite, most diverse music novels.

Jazz musician Buddy Bolden is the subject of Michael Ondaatje's book "Coming Through Slauther"

Jazz musician Buddy Bolden is the subject of Michael Ondaatje's book "Coming Through Slauther" Photo: wik

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