Nine To Noon for Friday 19 July 2013
09:05 News and current affairs
09:45 International correspondent
10:05 US author and poet Diane Ackerman
Diane Ackerman is an American author, poet, and naturalist. Some of her writing combines poetry, colloquial history, and popular science. She has also written about caring for her novelist husband, Paul West after he had a stroke, which took his speech. Her award winning novel, The Zookeeper's Wife, is about one of the most successful hideouts of World War II. It's a true story about a Polish zoo-keeping couple who saved the lives of 300 Jews.
10:35 Book review with Jane Westaway
The Engagements by J Courtney Sullivan
Published by Hachette NZ
Read by Peter Vere Jones.
The story of a farming family through their relationship to the river that flows through the valley their farm occupies. (Part 5 of 5)
11:05 New music with Sean McKenna
Artist: Pet Shop Boys
Song: Love is a Bourgeois Construct
Comp: Neil Tennant/Chris Lowe/Henry Purcell
Artist: Mount Kimbie
Song: Meter, Pale, Tone (feat. King Krule)
Comp: Mount Kimbie/King Krule
Album: Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
Label: Warp Records
Artist: Jason Isbell
Song: Live Oak
Label: Thirty Tigers/Southeastern
Song: Canary Island
Album: Ride Out the Dark
Label: No Quarter
11:30 Sports commentator Joseph Romanos
11:45 The Week That Was with Radar and Irene Pink
Music played in this show
Rilo Kiley: 'Silver Lining'
from their 2007 album Under the Blacklight
The Smiths: 'This Charming Man'
from their 1984 album The Smiths
The Blow: 'True Affection'
from their 2006 album Paper Television