BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Evening Edition  >  By The Book  >  By the Book: International Friendship Day

By the Book: International Friendship Day

04-Aug-20 20:00

By the Book: International Friendship Day

In conjunction with International Friendship Day, we dedicate this episode of By the Book to examining how literature has traditionally handled this relationship. And it turns out that outside of sidekicks, toxic friendships and loners, examples of healthy friendships are hard to come by. Nevertheless, we discuss examples including Anne Shirley and Diana Barry, Asterix and Obelix, and the Losers Club of It. Then in Footnotes, we move on to discussing literary news of the week.

Produced by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn and Sharmilla Ganesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  FilmLiterature

Tags:  booksliteratureInternational Friendship DayfriendshipAnne of Green GablesAsterixStephen KingZadie SmithNWRoald DahlThe BFGBig FriendshipAminatou SowAnn Friedman





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

7:45 AM

Morning Brief

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Mah Jun Kit, Founder and CEO, BioLoop Sdn Bhd

11:05 AM

Mattsplained

Matt Armitage, Founder, Kulturpop

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Michael Bachman, Head of Architecture and AI Strategy, Boomi

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Guest: Ngan Teng Ye, President, The KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall

2:05 PM

Front Row

Beethoven: His Romance and Fire, Lee Kok Leong, Conductor, klpac Orchestra | Lee Hai Lin, Concertmaster, klpac Orchestra

2:25 PM

Front Row

Unquiet Thoughts, Scott Woo, Director, Tenor, VerSeS Music Ensembles | YS Tang, classical guitarist

3:05 PM

Good Things

Wong Kui Kui’s Journey From Stateless to Malaysian, Wong Kui Kui, Former Stateless Person

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House: Disability Days - Are We Getting Anywhere in Advancing Disability Rights? Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist | Dato' Dr Amar-Singh HSS, Consultant Paediatrician

5:00 PM

The Evening Edition

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture

Travel Broadens The Mind - Or Does It?; Kam Raslan | Julian Yap | Vernon Adrian Emuang