Kim ScottSeason 6, Episode 19
Recorded back when the Book Shambles crew were out in Australia, we spoke with dual Miles Franklin award winner Kim Scott, whose new novel Taboo has recently been published. Robin and Josie chat with Kim about some of his favourite books from when he was an English teacher, his own novels, imposter syndrome, Aboriginal storytelling and his work with preserving the Indigenous Australian Noongar language.
To find out more about the Wirlomin Noongar Language and Stories Project you can visit the site here.
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Educating Rita by Willy Russell
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Tirra Lirra by the River by Jessica Anderson
The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Taboo by Kim Scott
The Waste Land by T.S. Elliot
Kayand and Me by Kim Scott and Hazel Brown
Yira Boornak Nyininy retold by the Wirlomin Noongar Language Project
Benang by Kim Scott
The Seven Basic Plots by Christopher Booker
On Bullfighting by AL Kennedy
That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott