Items tagged “Books”
The Mission - 17 December 2019
Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka Murri woman Leah Purcell is a writer, director and actor. She sits down for an in-depth discussion with Daniel James about her new novel, The Drover’s Wife.
Zero G: Illustrator Elise Hurst Discusses Working on Neil Gaiman's 'Ocean at the End of the Lane'
Six years after its initial publication and recent theatrical adaptation, Neil Gaiman's dark fable The Ocean at the End of the Lane has been re-released as an illustrated special edition hardcover. Prolific Melbourne-based…
The Mission: Leah Purcell Discusses Reimagining and Rewriting Henry Lawson
Goa-Gunggari-Wakka Wakka Murri woman Leah Purcell is a writer, director, actor and novelist who reimagined Henry Lawson’s classic short story The Drover’s Wife: The Legend of Molly Johnson as a play in 2016…
The Grapevine: Stories on Place from People Who Have Experienced Homelessness
A few years ago, former Big Issue editor Meg Mundell hosted writing workshops for people who have experienced homelessness. These workshops provided people who have couch-surfed, slept rough or in refuges with the…
The MIssion - 17 September 2019
Daniel interviews Tyson Yunkaporta about his book Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save The World.
Mel interviews Helen Garner on Backstory
Melissa interviews celebrated novelist Helen Garner about her latest book, a collection of her diary entries, titled Yellow Notebook: Diaries Volume One, 1978- 1987.
The Mission - 11 June 2019
Daniel has an extended conversation with Bruce Pascoe about his book Young Dark Emu: A Truer History.
Breakfasters 2 - 6 December 2019
Dr Amee Baird discusses her new book, Sex in the Brain; Breakfasters book reviewer Elizabeth McCarthy offers her take on Chris Fleming’s On Drugs; Writer, Musician and Superfluity host Casey Bennetto…
Jeff Sparrow on The Grapevine
Writer and former Breakfaster Jeff Sparrow discusses his new book, Fascists Among Us: Online Hate and the Christchurch Massacre.