Hope Book Club, Ep 25: The Brainy Edition – Hope 103.2

Hope Book Club, Ep 25: The Brainy Edition

Upgrade your brain, show off your smarts and get your genius on. It’s the brainy edition of the Hope Book Club, with a focus on Australian non-fiction.

Listen: Katrina Roe and Natasha Moore present Hope Book Club Episode 25

By Katrina RoeThursday 20 Aug 2020Hope Book Club

This episode of the Hope Book Club will boost your brainpower in more ways than one.

Shark Arm by Phillip Roope and Kevin Meagher – This true crime story retells the bizarre cold case of when a shark vomited up the tattooed severed arm of a murder victim at the Coogee Aquarium Baths.  It’s also a fascinating glimpse into 1930s Sydney life.

Rewording the Brain by David Astle – The king of crosswords explains how playing with words can make you smarter and cracks to the code to conquering cryptic crosswords for good.

Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe – This book opens the door to thousands of years of Indigenous knowledge.  Bruce Pascoe explains indigenous farming systems, land management practises and some of the misconceptions the early settlers and colonists had about Australian indigenous peoples.

Upgrade your brain, show off your smarts and get your genius on. It’s the brainy edition of the Hope Book Club podcast… “Because life’s just better with a book!”