On this episode of Backstory, Mel Cranenburgh speaks to writer and cultural historian, Maria Tumarkin about her extraordinary new book, Axiomatic, described by Robert Dessaix as "a brilliant kaleidoscope of arresting observations on suffering and innocence in modern times". She's then joined by Backstory's podcast producer, Lisa Gye, to talk about their shared experience of coming from mixed race families in the context the ongoing white washing of Australian history.
About this program
A show about books, stories, the craft of writing - and the people behind the lines.
The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.