BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  By The Book  >  By the Book: Book Club July 2020: The Ickabog

By the Book: Book Club July 2020: The Ickabog

Dhanya Nair

28-Jul-20 20:00

By the Book: Book Club July 2020: The Ickabog

For this month’s book club, fellow BFMer and Potterhead Dhanya Nair joins us to discuss J.K. Rowling’s official return to the world of children’s stories, with her free online serialised novel, The Ickabog. Expect plenty of excitement as we dissect the fairy tale that nevertheless displays some unexpectedly dark plot turns, and decide whether Rowling manages to weave her signature magic. In Footnotes, we return to the real world to discuss Rowling’s recent online controversies, and how they have affected the relationship her fans have with her.

Produced by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  book clubJ.K. RowlingThe IckabogHarry Potterchildren’s booksfairy taleschildren’s literatureEntertainmentBook Reviews

Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Play / Pause

Listen now : Bar None (REPEAT)

Today’s Shows

10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit and Sense (REPEAT)

Buying Your First Car; Daniel Fernandez, Founder,

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

Property Legal Clinic November 2021 - Bankruptcy; Chris Tan, Lawyer, Chur Associates

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

Japan's Most Premium Sports Car

3:00 PM

By the Book (REPEAT)

Marina Mahathir on The Apple and the Tree; Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir, author

4:00 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box (REPEAT)

How Did Ismail Sabri’s Cabinet Perform in Their First 100 Days?; Dr Bridget Welsh, Honorary Research Associate, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Earth Matters (REPEAT)

Hey Babe, Take a Walk on the Wild Side; Harun Rahman (Founder/ Director, Nuvista Media) and Lara Ariffin (Producer, Nuvista Media Sdn Bhd & President, RIMAU)

7:00 PM

Take Five (REPEAT)

8:00 PM

The Flow (REPEAT)

9:00 PM

The Selector