Presented by Helen Ottaway, Karen Stewart, James Ellis and Sheila Hedges – every 4th Friday at 2pm – 6th November, 4th December, 1st January, 29th January, 26th February, 26th March….. and repeated the following Tuesday at 2pm
Books ! There are over 30 reading groups in Frome - and for this group you don’t even have to leave home ! You can join the presenters by sending in news of your reading group, or making comments about the book under discussion by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org The programmes are repeated on-air on the Tuesday of the following week, and afterwards can be heard online by clicking on the link below. We welcome listeners linked to the Home Delivery Service of the Royal Voluntary Service, who have books delivered to them. Contact Jacquetta Fielder through the library for help and more details.
We are making programmes off-site at the moment. On 11th September, we tackled The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid – post 9/11 from an Easterner’s viewpoint, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer – a son’s perspective. 9th October saw us looking at how we have all coped in lockdown, talking to the local theatres and local performer Mark McGann, plus discussing How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division by Elif Shafak. All these programmes are available on Mixcloud by clicking below. On 6th November, John Payne is our guest, talking about A West Country Homecoming which explores the possibilities of writing history backwards from the present into the past. And we will be discussing Daphne Du Maurier’s Rule Britannia, topical despite being written in the 70′s. Join the discussion or comment on the books or any other book related theme by mailing us at email@example.com with your thoughts. And like or comment on our facebook page! There is also a linked music programme – Music from the On Air Book Group. Click here to view all On-Air Book Group shows.