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A weekly show about the books we love and the stories behind them. Hear the best writers from Australia and around the world talk about their lives and their work.
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November 30, 2023
Michael speaks with Michelle and Shirley Hazzard's biographer Brigitta Olubas about one of Australia's most underrated and underread authors.

November 23, 2023
Michael sits down with author Gabrielle Zevin for a wide-ranging discussion about collaboration, creativity, ambition and failure in her new book, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow.

November 16, 2023
Michael heads to Tasmania to speak with Richard at his home in Hobart about his latest and most personal novel, Question 7.

November 9, 2023
Michael sits down with best-selling author Rebecca Makkai to discuss her latest novel, the perils of true crime, and why being surprised when reading a book is so much more satisfying than a jump scare in a movie.

November 2, 2023
Michael sits down with author Charlotte Wood to discuss her new book, Stone Yard Devotional, and she shares the psychic catastrophe that informed its final form.

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