In our literary segment of a three-part Cultural Roundup Series for 2017, Gabriella and Claudette discuss some of their favourite books of the year.
“Be Our Guest” to this latest Erratic Dialogues podcast, in which Claudette and Gabriella review Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast (2017), directed by Bill Condon and starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans and Emma Thompson.
Length: 50mins, Recorded March 2017
In the twilight of this troubling year, Gabriella and Claudette write about the books, film and theatre that inspired, and gave solace, in 2016.
Gabriella and Claudette review Frantumaglia: A Writer’s Journey by Elena Ferrante. Gabriella explores the Ferrante’s literary project of the absent author, while Claudette writes of the bogeyman of Ferrante’s novels.
By Gabriella Edelstein and Claudette Palomares Contents The Podcast First Letter: ‘The chief joy of Stillman’s work is his shimmering dialogue’ by Claudette Palomares Second Letter: ‘I wonder, how would Austen have voted in the referendum?’ by Gabriella Edelstein Third Letter: ‘The best adaptations are the ones in which the director has distilled the distinct […]
Gabriella and Claudette discuss Byron, fractals, chaos theory and Hamilton the musical while reviewing the Sydney Theatre Company’s latest production of Tom Stoppard’s dazzling play, Arcadia.
Gabriella and Claudette explore “My Brilliant Friend”, the first novel in the “Neapolitan Quartet” by the mysterious Elena Ferrante.
Gabriella and Claudette explore Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s luminous novel Half of a Yellow Sun, winner of the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction (Now the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction) and the 2015 “Baileys of Baileys”.