Presented by Helen Ottaway, Karen Stewart and Sheila Hedges – every 4th Friday at 2pm. 2022 dates coming up are – 9th September, 7th October, 4th November, 2nd December and 30th December …. 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 ! We welcome listeners linked to the Home Delivery Service of the Royal Voluntary Service, who have books delivered to them. Contact the library for help and more details.
We are now making programmes in the studio – hurrah ! We are sadly losing James Ellis and his Letter from Lewes – his writing has taken over but we are looking forward to hearing more about this later in the year.
- 17th June; music themed – Kazuo Ishiguro’s Nocturnes and Vicki Burke’s Beauty in the Beast
- 15th July deferred to 12th August due to covid; focussing on Mrs Beaton/Eliza Acton – The Real Mrs Beaton a biography by Sheila Hardy and The Language of Food by Annabel Abbs a fictionalised account of Eliza Acton with recipes !
- 9th September; looking at Ukraine via the book Grey Bees by Andrew Kurkov with guest Ruth Windle who is able to offer further insight into the country.
- 7th October: looking at a first literary success, Far from the Madding Crowd, set in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex, and first published as a monthly serial.
Join the discussion or comment on the books or any other book-related themes by mailing us at email@example.com with your thoughts. All these programmes are available on Mixcloud by clicking below and following the link. And like or comment on our facebook page! There is also a linked music programme - Music from the On Air Book Group.