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Loose Reads

Get your bookworm on with a rotating roster of, um, bookworms. Including Jenna Todd & Kiran Dass from Time Out Bookstore, bringing us a different book to talk about each week.

Loose Read w/ Jenna Todd: September 6, 2021

Loose Read w/ Jenna Todd: September 6, 2021 Loose Read w/ Jenna Todd: September 6, 2021 , 11.23 MB
Mon 6 Sep 2021

I tēnei ata Jenna phones up with a perfect book rec if you're looking for bite sized bits of literary entertainment. Whakarongo mai to hear about Megan Dunn's Things I Learned at Art School

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: August 30, 2021

Loose Read w/ Surinam Reddy: August 30, 2021 Loose Read w/ Surinam Reddy: August 30, 2021 , 11.81 MB
Mon 30 Aug 2021

Suri's on the line for our weekly reading recs, and this time she reckon to check out What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad. Whakarongo mai to hear all about it. 

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 23, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 23, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 23, 2021, 11.7 MB
Mon 23 Aug 2021

Today Jenna has a fantastic book recommendation for your lockdown. Whakarongo mai to hear all about The Ghost of Frederic Chopin, and remember you can still support Time Out by checking out their online book-shopping and getting ready to have some fresh reads delivered to you when we're at safer alert levels!  

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: August 16, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: August 16, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: August 16, 2021, 11.59 MB
Mon 16 Aug 2021

Suri's here with quite a heavy recommendation this week; Sorrowland by Rivers Soloman. Whakarongo mai to hear all about it, and if it sounds like a bit of you, grab yourself a copy from Time Out Bookstore or any other good one. 

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 9, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 9, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: August 9, 2021, 9.15 MB
Mon 9 Aug 2021

Jenna's here and today she talks about the Going West Books & Writers Festival. She also recommends you check out The Commercial Hotel by John Summers. It gives a classic sense of small town New Zealand, says Jenna, so if you enjoy something smart, funny and nostalgic give it a read! Whakarongo mai!

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: August 2, 2021

Loose Read w/ Surinam Reddy: August 2, 2021 Loose Read w/ Surinam Reddy: August 2, 2021 , 10.26 MB
Mon 2 Aug 2021

Today Suri brings in the winner of the 2021 International Booker Prize, At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop. On shelves now in all good bookstores. Whakarongo mai! 

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 26, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 26, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 26, 2021, 11.42 MB
Mon 26 Jul 2021

Jenna's here and today she recommends you check out A Swim in a Pond in the Rain (In Which Four Russians Give A Master Class in Writing and Life). It'll be a home library staple for life, says Jenna, so don't sleep on it! Whakarongo mai to hear all about the work, available now at Time Out and all good bookstores. 
 

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 19, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 19, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 19, 2021, 7.09 MB
Mon 19 Jul 2021

Suri's on the line and today she recommends checking out living autobiography, Real Estate by Deborah Levy. Whakarongo mai!

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 12, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 12, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Jenna Todd: July 12, 2021, 18.7 MB
Mon 12 Jul 2021

Jenna's here and today she's talking about Nic Low's Uprising: Walking the Southern Alps of New Zealand. Whakarongo mai! 

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 5, 2021

Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 5, 2021 Loose Reads w/ Surinam Reddy: July 5, 2021, 9.45 MB
Mon 5 Jul 2021

Suri takes us on a journey to the stone cold North with a book recommendation about the life of oil riggers in Aberdeen. A portrait of masculinity, loneliness and female desire, it sounds like an interesting read! Whakarongo mai nei to hear Suri's takes on Sea Stateon shelves now at Time Out Bookstore.