Guest details for Saturday Morning 30 October 2010

8:15 Andrew Fraser

Melbourne criminal lawyer Andrew Fraser was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in 2001 for being knowingly concerned with the importation of a commercial quantity of cocaine. He was released after agreeing to give evidence against serial killer Peter Dupas, and has written two books about his prison experiences and police corruption, Court in the Middle (Hardie Grant, 2007, ISBN: 978-1-74066-999-3) and Lunatic Soup (Hardie Grant, 2008, ISBN: 978-1-74066-893-4), and a new book about whistleblower police officer Malcolm Rosenes, Snouts in the Trough (Hardie Grant, ISBN: 978-1-74066-917-7).

8:45 Grant Morris

New Zealand writer Grant Morris is based in New Orleans, where he was a DJ on the seminal 90s music station, The Zephyr, and currently hosts the webcast, It's New Orleans Live!. Grant was recently in Los Angeles, and will discuss California's Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010, which will be on the 2 November statewide ballot as part of the United States midterm elections.

9:05 Tim Winter

Timothy Winter, also known as Shaikh Abdal-Hakim Murad, is a British Muslim researcher, writer, columnist and teacher. He is regarded as one of the world's leading Islamic scholars.

9:45 Kate's Klassic

Kate Camp will discuss the 1759 satire Candide, or Optimism, by the French philosopher Arouet de Voltaire (Penguin Classics, ISBN: 978-0-14-045510-6).

10:05 Playing Favourites with Peter Quinn

Photojournalist Peter James Quinn has documented the lives and circumstances of New Zealanders for over two decades. His work has been collated in the new book, New Zealanders in Focus: the Documentary Photography of Peter James Quinn (New Zealand Geographic, ISBN: 978-0-473-17050-9). Images from the book can be viewed here.

11:10 David Suzuki

Canadian scientist, educator, broadcaster and activist David Suzuki is one of the world's leading authorities on climate change and sustainability. His new book is The Legacy: An Elder's Vision for a Sustainable Future (Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 978-1-74237-355-3). David Suzuki will visit New Zealand as a guest of the Auckland Writers & Readers Festival in association with the University of Auckland Business School, to give two talks based on The Legacy, on 10 November in Auckland (7.30pm Fisher & Paykel Auditorium) and 11 November in Wellington (6pm, Embassy Theatre).

Music played during the programme

Hellsongs: Welcome to the Jungle
From the 2010 album: Minor Misdemeanors
(Tapete Records)
Played at around 8:40

Playing Favourites with Peter Quinn

Graham Brazier: Billy Bold
From the 1981 album: Inside Out
Played at around 10:20

Eddie Vedder: Society
From the 2007 soundtrack album: Into the Wild
(J Records)
Played at around 10:35

Breaks Co-Op: A Place for You
From the 2005 album: The Sound Inside.
Played at around 10:55

The Chieftains: Never Give All the Heart
From the 1999 album: Tears of Stone
Played at around 11:05

Studio operators

Wellington engineer: Lianne Smith
Auckland engineer: Ian Gordon