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Nov 28, 2018

On this episode, host Mel Cranenburgh talks to Markus Zusak, the author of six books, including the international bestseller, The Book Thief, which spent more than a decade on the New York Times bestseller list, and is translated into more than forty languages - establishing Zusak as one of the most successful authors...


Nov 28, 2018

Mel Cranenburgh returns to Backstory and catches up with award winning author Toni Jordan to talk about her latest book The Fragments, a superbly crafted and captivating literary mystery about a lost book and a secret love.

Mel is then joined by The Small Press Network's General Manager Tim Coronel and Dr Rebecca...


Nov 27, 2018

This week's radiotherapists: Miss Medic, Miss Diagnosis, and Dr. Nick were joined by an incredible guest. Author of the book, 'The Maddest Place on Earth,' and clinical psychologist Jill Giese discussed asylums and the way they used to work. The idea of loneliness was also discussed and how, in our social media...


Nov 26, 2018

This week Richard is joined by Otto & Astrid for Circus Oz: Rock Bang, Wesley Enoch chats about Sydney Festival's 2019 program, and actor Max Gillies alongside director Laurence Strangio discuss Samuel Beckett's play Krapp's Last...


Nov 26, 2018

There's probably no more important single number than how much energy we produce as a globe, nor a more important prediction of what direction that trend is heading. It's almost impossible to think of anything we care about that won't somehow be shaped by those numbers. So Adam and Jed speak with James Ward from...