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Read On #80 - The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

8/10/2018
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We explore a new book inspired by the author's own sight-loss journey, 'The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree'. We chat to its author Paola Peretti and go behind the scenes with its publisher, translator and audio book narrator. We also have another great review from blind author N.B. Dixon and explore the Summer reading Challenge from RNIB.

Duration:00:57:45

Book Review - Inkheart

8/10/2018
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N.B. Dixon reviews the Inkheart Trilogy by Cornelia Funke. Clipped from Read On #80

Duration:00:06:02

Author Interview - Paola Peretti

8/10/2018
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The author of 'The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree' talks to Red Szell about how her own sight loss journey inspired the book. Clipped from read On #80

Duration:00:13:27

RNIB Summer Reading Challenge

8/10/2018
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We listen to some of the books available from RNIB Library that are part of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Clipped from read On #80

Duration:00:05:37

Behind the Scenes of The Distance Between Me and The Cherry Tree

8/10/2018
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We talk to the publisher, the translator and the audio book narrator of Paola Peretti's novel 'The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree' Clipped from read On #80

Duration:00:26:42

Read On #79 - The Rules of Seeing

8/3/2018
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We devote a whole show to a brand new book with sight loss at its core, 'The Rules of Seeing' by Joe Heap. We talk to its author Joe Heap, its narrator Cariad Lloyd and hand the book to our Connect Radio Book Group to get their verdict.

Duration:00:57:45

Narrator Interview - Cariad Lloyd

8/3/2018
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Red Szell chats to the narrator of 'The Rules of Seeing', actress, comedian and podcaster, Cariad Lloyd. Clipped from Read On #79

Duration:00:06:34

Author Interview - Joe Heap

8/3/2018
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The author of The Rules of Seeing talks to Red Szell about his research for the book and reads a letter that he sent to publishers about his reasons for writing it. Clipped from Read On #79

Duration:00:22:15

The Book Group discuss The Rules of Seeing

8/3/2018
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In a clip from the full episode of the Book Group, our blind and partially sighted readers discuss The Rules of Seeing, and explore if it reflects their experience of sight loss. Clipped from Read On #79

Duration:00:06:19

Joe Heap - Books of My Life

8/3/2018
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The author of The Rules of Seeing discusses some of his favourite books from childhood, for a rainy day and a recent read. Clipped from Read On #79

Duration:00:16:42

Read On #78 Book Festival Special

7/27/2018
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On today's show we round up some favourite interviews from Book Festivals such as Aye Write, Boswell and Wigtown. Featuring Alexander McCall Smith, Anne de Courcy, Jessica A Fox, Mark Ellan and Martin Jarvis.

Duration:00:57:46

Read On #77 Alan Bennett, Angie Thomas, N.B. Dixon and more

7/20/2018
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In a packed show, blind author N.B. Dixon talks to Red Szell about re-imagining Robin Hood. Alan Bennett chats to Robert Kirkwood about awards, writing and Family Guy. Angie Thomas on 'The Hate U Give' and winning the CILIP Amnesty Honour. New College Worcester student Carys White on her love of books and accessible reading. And we listen to new recordings of 'House of Cards'.

Duration:00:57:45

Author Interview - Angie Thomas

7/20/2018
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Red Szell chats to author Angie Thomas about her book 'The Hate U Give just after she recieved the Amnesty CILIP Honour at this year's Carnegie ceremony. Clipped from Read On #77

Duration:00:04:44

New Books - House of Cards

7/20/2018
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We listen to some new recordings entering the RNIB Talking Books library. Clipped from Read On #77

Duration:00:04:01

Author Interview - Alan Bennett

7/20/2018
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Alan Bennet visits the Talking Book studios to record the introduction to a book and chats to Robert Kirkwood about writing, awards and Family Guy. Clipped from Read On #77

Duration:00:10:32

Author Interview - N.B. Dixon (plus Books of My Life)

7/20/2018
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Blind author N.B. Dixon talks to Red Szell about her writing and re-imagining the legend of Robin Hood. We also hear the books of her life. Clipped from Read On #76

Duration:00:21:15

Carys White on Accessible Literature

7/20/2018
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CILIP Carnegie shadower Carys White tells the audience at this year's award ceremony about accessible formats and chats to Red Szell about her love of reading and literature. Clipped from Read On #77

Duration:00:12:00

Read On #76 - RNIB Writing Competition winners

7/13/2018
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We listen to the winning entries in the poetry and prose categories of the 2018 RNIB Writing Competition plus talk to the winners and listen to the two runner ups. Also judge Patrick Gale gives us some hints and tips.

Duration:00:57:45

RNIB Writing Competition - Prose

7/13/2018
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We listen to the winning entry in the prose category of the 2018 RNIB Writing Competition plus talk to the winning writer and listen to the two runner ups. Clipped from Read On #76

Duration:00:37:07

RNIB Writing Competition - Poetry

7/13/2018
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We listen to the winning entry in the poetry category of the 2018 RNIB Writing Competition plus talk to the winning poet and listen to the two runner ups. Clipped from Read On #76

Duration:00:10:42