Books and Beyond: Valentine's Day

In this week's Books and Beyond episode, Karen and Louisa take inspiration from the Renaissance tradition of celebrating Valentine’s Day with "flirtatious entertainments", frolicking with great and less great love stories through the ages, and sharing a selection of New Zealand love poetry.

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Auckland Libraries' radio show Books and Beyond explores the world of books with guest authors, recommended reads, gems from the Central City Library basement and… beyond.

Catch us on Planet FM104.6, Sundays at 9.35pm. Recent shows can be listened to as podcasts via the Auckland Libraries SoundCloud.