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It’s the season finale! And in this episode, this year’s winners of The Community Library Reading Awards are announced! From most surprising book, to favourite translated fiction, to best pandemic read, I highlight seventeen of my favourite books this year. I will be taking a break over the holidays, but no fear! I will be back with season four in …
 
Turns out books, not diamonds, are a girl’s best friend. Marilyn Monroe: actress, singer, blonde bombshell, and … avid reader. In 1999, Marilyn Monroe’s personal library was auctioned, and in 2010 the list of books was published online. People were surprised at her big collection of American literature, French classics, modern plays, poetry, books …
 
DIE HARD IS THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIE. YOU CANNOT CHANGE OUR MINDS. In this episode, I sit down with my sister, Kalliope, to discuss why Die Hard (1988), starring Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman, is our all-time favourite Christmas movie. We chat about our favourite one liners, how Christmas music is used in the film score, and how The Twelve Days of …
 
After a quick break from social media and making podcast episodes, I am back with an extra-special birthday-themed episode! I turn 20 in just over a month, and so this week I am sharing with you 20 books that have made an impact on me. From Jacqueline Wilson to Virginia Woolf, what have I learnt from 14 years’ worth of books and 20 years’ worth of …
 
Happy Halloween! This week I am discussing our book club pick for the month of October: The Trap by Melanie Raabe. What did I think of this literary thriller? Did the twist surprise me? Did I get spooked? Listen to find out! Spoiler section: 16:00 to 23:06 As always, a full transcription of the episode is available to read on my blog here I will be…
 
How did theatre survive a pandemic 100 years ago? In this episode I interview my very own mother about her latest creative project: a podcast episode about the Australian performing arts industry in during the 1918 flu pandemic. In this episode we talk about the similarities between the pandemics, the importance of performing arts, and the ethics o…
 
Why is Ms. Christie called the Queen of Crime? This week I did a Christie readathon to find out. Join me on a journey from 1932 to 1967, through isolated houses and benign dentist offices. I even overcome a childhood fear! I hope you enjoy listening. As always, a full transcription of the episode is available on the blog here Our next book club pic…
 
What happened when I tried to read four books in two weeks while travelling across the world during a pandemic? Well, you lucky listeners get to find out. In this episode I read an Aussie classic, a Miles Franklin Award winner, an essay collection, and a YA contemporary. I hope you enjoy! Our next book club pick is a mystery thriller: The Trap by M…
 
This week we are discussing our book club pick for the month of September: Catching Teller Crow by Ambelin Kwaymullina and Ezekiel Kwaymullina (also published under the title The Things She’s Seen in the US). Did I love it? Did I not? Listen to find out! As always, a full transcription of the episode is available to read on my blog here Our next bo…
 
How do you prepare? Does your voice get tired? Do you get nervous? How long does it take? All these questions answered AND MORE in this episode about my experience narrating audiobooks. I hope you enjoy this more casual, chatty, episode. Talk to you next week! As always, a full transcription of the episode is available to read on my blog here Liste…
 
This week on The Community Library, I’m recommending some Australian literature! From a YA mystery to an adult family drama, there’s something for everyone in this list. Hope you enjoy! TL;DL? I’ve listed all my recommendations on the blog here, plus a full transcription of the episode. Listen to me talk about what it’s like to be in a film adaptat…
 
This week on The Community Library, I’m chatting to author and astrophysicist, Lisa Harvey-Smith, about her new book, The Secret Life of Stars! We chat about stars, science, and STEM. Hope you enjoy! As always, a full transcription of the episode is on my blog here. Follow Lisa! Website, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook. The Secret Life of Stars will b…
 
This is the fifth and final episode in a series on fairy tales and Disney Princesses. This week I’m talking about this month’s book club pick: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao. I also discuss my final thoughts on the whole fairy-tale-Disney-Princess project: what I discovered, what I learnt, and what conclusion I came to. I hope you en…
 
This is the fourth episode in a series on fairy tales and Disney Princesses. This week I brought in my sister, Kalliope, to talk about our favourite frosty and feisty sister duo: Elsa and Anna from Frozen. We also talk about The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen, which was the inspiration behind the iconic Disney movie. We hope you enjoy! As al…
 
This is the third episode in a series on fairy tales and Disney Princesses. This week, my friend Kali and I are talking all about that fiery red-headed fish, The Little Mermaid! We discuss the tragedy of the original fairy tale, talk about the portrayal of disability, and gush over our icon: Ursula the sea witch. Content warning: we discuss ableism…
 
This is the second episode in a series on fairy tales and Disney Princesses. This week I’m talking all about that day-dreaming, dainty-footed Cinderella! I discuss the ancient history of the Cinderella story, why dreams are more powerful than hopes, and if Cinderella is actually our unsung feminist heroine. As always, a full transcription of this e…
 
This is the first episode in a series on fairy tales and Disney Princesses. This week I’m talking about everyone’s favourite unpaid housekeeper, Snow White. I discuss the history of the Walt Disney Company, Snow White’s positive attitude, and why the Evil Queen might not be as evil as you think. This whole episode is basically a feminist rant, so b…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! Another month spent in lockdown … how’s everyone feeling? My mood’s been a bit all over the place, but this week I’m talking about all the things that have made me happy this past month. I talk about some 5 star reads, my favourite songs from Taylor Swift’s new album, and how I’m trying to create more art for …
 
Note: There was a technical issue with the audio the first time I uploaded this episode. This issue has now been fixed, and this is the episode with the new audio. Welcome back to The Community Library! This week, feminist extraordinaire Bonnie and I are discussing Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo. We chat about midwifery, toxic masculinity,…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! Since Melbourne is still in lockdown, and I have nothing better to do, I decided to read one Shakespearean sonnet every day for twenty-two days. And then … I wrote my own. Want to find out how it went? Listen now! Hope you enjoy x The book club pick for this month is Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo, an…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! It’s been a rough week for Melbourne (where I live), so this week, I’ve been thinking a lot about things that make me happy. I’ve been baking, knitting, and watching lots of Masterchef. So, in the spirit of staying positive, today I’m going to review three books I recently read and loved: Black Girl Unlimited …
 
Hello and welcome back to The Community Library! In light of J. K. Rowling’s recent transphobic comments, this week I’m tackling a big question: can we separate the art from the artist? This episode is not a discussion or “debate” on trans rights. A person’s right to live their life as their truest self is not a debate, it is a human right. This ep…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library. This week Kali, Maija and I are bringing you a very special bonus episode all about … [drumroll please] Twilight by Stephenie Meyer! With the impending release of Midnight Sun, we decided to take a trip down memory lane and do a deep analysis of our problematic fave. We discuss Bella and Edward’s toxic relatio…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! Today’s episode is part 2 of our discussion of One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez! Kali and I jumped right back in, talking about the banana company, the unreliability of memory, and that mind-blowing ending. Enjoy! Listen to part 1: One Hundred Years of Technical Difficulties with Kali (p…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This month the theme was FICTION IN TRANSLATION, so my dear friend Kali and I sat down to discuss One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. We talked for so long that I had to split this episode into two parts! Part two will be out tomorrow, so you don’t have to wait long at all. In this episode…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! Because this month’s theme is FICTION IN TRANSLATION, I decided to try and read three translated novels in just one week. Did I succeed? Did I fail miserably? Listen to find out! This month’s discussion pick is One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez. That episode will be out on the 24th of May…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week I chat to translator and Doctor of Philosophy, my mother: Dr Kate Rice! We talk all things language and translation: my mum’s interest in languages, how she started working in translation, and why translated fiction is sometimes frustrating to read. I hope you enjoy! The discussion pick for this mont…
 
Welcome back to another episode of The Community Library! This month, the theme for the podcast is TRANSLATED FICTION, so we’re starting off with some recommendations! Because I have read a shockingly small amount of translated fiction, I enlisted the help of some friends and family (and you, the listeners!) to recommend some more books. The discus…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week, Harry and I are back to talk about the film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), which is an adaptation of the book we discussed last week: Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan. This is the second book in the Percy Jackson series – you can listen to our discussion of the first boo…
 
Hello and welcome back to The Community Library! This week, my dear friend and regular guest on the podcast Harry and I discuss Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan. This is the second book in the Percy Jackson series – you can listen to our discussion of the first book here, and our episode on the first movie adaptation here. In t…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library and Happy Easter Sunday! This week I wanted to do something a little more laid-back, and so I decided to read The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen for you. No analysis, no discussion, just a mini-audiobook! I hope you enjoy it. For a full transcription of this episode, visit my blog here. This month, t…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library, also known as Angourie’s Harry Potter Fan Club. This month, the theme is FANTASY, so of course I just had to do an episode all about Harry Potter (again). This week, I’m talking about the brand of Wizarding World TM, and its relationship to the original book series. This month, the discussion pick is Percy Jac…
 
Hello and welcome back to The Community Library! This week’s episode is continuing the theme from way back in December: Classics! In this episode, I analyse and compare Zadie Smith’s White Teeth and Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood, and what makes both of them future classics. Visit my blog here for a full transcription of this episode. White Teeth…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library, and thank you for your patience while I was on hiatus. I am so glad to be back and bringing you a very special episode of the podcast: self-isolation edition! In this episode I recommend feel-good books for you to read that will hopefully ease your mind in this crazy time. Visit my blog here for my full list o…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week, keeping in theme with the idea of “classics”, my friend Laurence and I are talking all things Shakespeare. Laurence is a self-confessed Shakespeare nerd (or “Bardophile”, as he likes to be called), so I was very excited to have him on the podcast to talk about his old friend Billy Shakes. We chat ab…
 
Happy December! Welcome back to The Community Library, and to a whole new theme for this month! December’s theme is Classics, and we’re kicking it off with an episode that asks: what is a classic? I talk about Homer, Austen, Shelley, Dickens, Wilde, Woolf, Fitzgerald, Lee, and many, many more. I hope you enjoy this quick discussion episode! Decembe…
 
Welcome back to part 2 of my discussion of Jane Austen’s Emma and the 1995 modern film adaptation Clueless. In this episode I talk about privilege and class, the issue of Josh being Cher’s ex-step-brother, and why Elton is actually the WORST. I hope you enjoy! December’s discussion pick was chosen by you, the listeners! The most suggested book was …
 
Welcome back to another episode! This week I’m talking about one of my favourite novels and one of my favourite movies: Emma by Jane Austen, and Clueless (1995). I talk about why Emma/Cher is so likable, how high society is just like high school, and why Cher and Josh are more compatible than Emma and Mr Knightley. This episode was really hard to c…
 
Hello and welcome back to The Community Library! This week I’m talking all about my favourite film and TV adaptations of books. From Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet to Bridget Jones’s Diary, I talk about a wide range of adaptations. Make sure you tune in next week for a discussion of Jane Austen’s Emma in comparison with the 1995 classic film Clueles…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week, in keeping with the book to film adaptation theme, Harry and I are talking about the movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Last season we discussed the book, and we’re back and better (or rather sillier) than ever talking about the Percy Jackson universe. We discuss costume desig…
 
Hello and welcome to season 2 of The Community Library! I can’t wait to get back into podcasting and share this season with you. This month’s theme is Book to Film Adaptations – something that has been highly requested by you guys! I’ve been lucky enough to act in three film adaptations of books, and so this week I’m talking about those experiences…
 
Welcome back! I’m sorry that this episode is a day late, but I hope it was worth the wait! In this episode, my friend Harry and I tackle Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. We discuss the pronunciation of Greek names, how all the kids at Camp Half-Blood are related, and why Keeping Up With Zeus and the Olympians should totally be…
 
Welcome back to another episode! This week I’m coming to you with a very mini minisode in which I talk about what’s happening in the next few weeks, both in my life and for this podcast. Next week I will be discussing Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, so make sure you tune in for that! The Community Library feedback survey! I w…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week I sat down with Maija (who you might remember from episode 3) to chat about one of our favourite pieces of feminist literature, A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. We asked ourselves what is required to create art, what would happen if Shakespeare had a sister, and we came to the conclusion that V…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week I’m talking about my trip to the Los Angeles Central Library. In this episode I talk about what inspired the visit, why I love libraries, and the library’s collection of patent listings. I hope you enjoy! Join me next week for a discussion of A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf! You can listen to t…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! This week’s episode is short and sweet, and all about what I read in the month of June. It was quite a sad reading month for me with only six completed books, but nevertheless, I hope you enjoy this episode! The next discussion pick is A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf. You can listen to the audiobook on S…
 
Welcome back to another episode of The Community Library! Last week I participated in BooksandLala’s Buzzwordathon, and I decided to document the process and turn it into an episode for you all! I hope you enjoy this more casual, follow-me-around-style episode. The next discussion pick is A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf. Links! Lala’s YouTube…
 
Welcome back to The Community Library! Last week I published an emergency episode because I wasn’t happy with the how the first draft of this episode turned out. Thank you so much for being patient! After putting more time and effort in, I’m really proud of the result of this episode. This week, I’m talking all about fiction, or rather the lack the…
 
Welcome to another episode! Though my Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone discussion episode was originally scheduled for today, it has been postponed to next week because I was unhappy with the final edit. Thank you for your patience, and I can promise that next week’s episode is going to be the best that it possibly can be! This week I had t…
 
Welcome to this week’s minisode! This week I’m talking about all twelve books I read in the month of May. There’s a good mix of stuff in here; from middle-grade murder mysteries to feminist non-fiction. Our next discussion pick is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling. Be sure to read along so you can join in the discussion! Boo…
 
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