09:05 US economy

Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Until earlier this year he was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden; and Mark Weisbrot, co-director of the Centre for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, DC.

09:20 A landmark two year study into female anti-social behaviour has found violence is flourishing due to technology and an increasing acceptance of verbal and physical aggression among both boys and girls

Social Anthropologist Donna Swift who undertook The Girl's Project in the Tasman District.

09:45 US correspondent Luiza Savage

10:05 Edwina Ehrman - Victoria & Albert museum curator

A curator of textiles and fashion at the V&A, specialising in 19th century fashion. She has curated an exhibition called Unveiled: 200 years of wedding dress from the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, which will open at Te Papa on 17 December, and has written an accompanying book: The Wedding Dress: 300 Years of Bridal Fashions.

10:35 Book Review with Ralph McAllister

The Accident by Linwood Barclay
Published by Orion

10:45 Book Reading: The Angel's Cut by Elizabeth Knox

A 15 part series narrated by Jacob Rajan

The angel Xas returns in this sequel to the international bestseller, The Vintner’s Luck. Into a world of movie lots and speakeasies (L.A. 1929) comes Xas, stunt flier and wingless angel, still nursing his broken heart, and determined only to go on living in the air.

Listen again to this reading.

11:05 Business commentator Rod Oram

The extraordinary state of the global economy.

11:20 Fay Looney: New Zealand through the goalposts

Photograher and rugby fan Fay Looney's new book, New Zealand Through The Goalposts, combines her passions for rugby and the NZ landscape. The photos are of rugby grounds all over the country, from the big modern stadiums to the grassroots grounds.

Fay Looney
A New Zealand landscape by Fay Looney.

11:45 Media commentator Gavin Ellis

Why there are so many dramatic and violence based newspaper headlines.