The Readings Podcast

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In celebration of Footy Banners, Leigh Meyrick and Matthew Hagias chat about the traditions and idiosyncrasies that make the footy game uniquely ours. With guest appearance from Melbourne's Adam Tomlinson.
A conversation with the remarkable Dianne O'Brien (also known as Auntie Di) about her memoir, Daughter of River Country.
A conversation between anthology curator Ellen van Neerven and Flock contributors Cassie Lynch, Melanie Saward, and Adam Thompson.
A conversation with Anne Enright about her formidable body of work and her latest novel, Actress.
A conversation between authors Ronnie Scott and Briohny Doyle. Together they discuss Doyle's latest novel, Echolalia.
A conversation between authors Bri Lee and Susan Carland. Together they discuss Lee's latest work, Who Gets to Be Smart.
A conversation between authors Sarah Sentilles and Kate Mildenhall. Together they discuss Sentilles' memoir, Stranger Care.
A conversation with author Yumiko Kadota to discuss her memoir, Emotional Female.
A conversation between authors Sarah Krasnostein and Chloe Hooper. Together they discuss Krasnostein's latest work, The Believer.
A conversation between former ABC US bureau chief, Zoe Daniel, and ABC journalist, Raf Epstein. Together they discuss Daniel's new book, Greetings from Trumpland.
Kirsty Everett joins us to talk about her memoir. Honey Blood is the story of a life lived, instead a life planned and her experience with Leukaemia.
Author and veteran journalist Bret Christian joins us to talk about his compelling new work of true crime, Stalking Claremont.
Writer and broadcaster Ramona Koval chats with literary journalist Jane Sullivan about her insightful new book, A Letter to Layla. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Garth Nix chats with fellow author James Bradley about his enthralling new historical fantasy, The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Investigative journalist Louise Milligan chats with political commentator Annabel Crabb about her masterful and deeply troubling new book, Witness. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Award-winning poet PiO chats with Giramondo publisher Ivor Indyk about poetry, on and off the page. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Richard Fidler chats with Readings bookseller Marie Matteson about his new personally curated history of Prague, The Golden Maze. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Katharine Murphy chats with journalist David Marr about her new Quarterly Essay: The End of Certainty - Scott Morrison and Pandemic Politics. This conversation was recorded online during the Covid-19 crisis.
Hugh Mackay chats with Readings events manager Chris Gordon about his two new books: The Question of Love and The Inner Self. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Andrew O'Hagan chats with fellow author Jane Sullivan about his new novel, Mayflies. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Kalynn Bayron chats with fellow author Astrid Scholte about her new YA novel, Cinderella Is Dead. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Will Kostakis chats with fellow author Melina Marchetta about his new YA novel, Rebel Gods. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai chats with Readings events manager Chris Gordon about her novel, The Mountains Sing. This conversation was recorded online during the Covid-19 crisis.
Tegan Bennett Daylight chats with fellow author Alice Robinson about her new book, The Details: On Love, Death and Reading. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
Gabriel Bergmoser chats with fellow author Caroline Overington about his gripping crime thriller, The Hunted. This is a live recording of an online event hosted via Zoom during the Covid-19 crisis.
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