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Apr 17, 2019

Mel Cranenburgh is joined by two special guests. Graeme Simsion  talks about his new novel The Rosie Result - the final in the widely acclaimed Rosie trilogy. 

She's then joined by Vicki Leaveau-Harvie, whoseStella prize winning, beautifully told memoir, The Erratics, explores the universal ways in which aging parents,...


Apr 17, 2019

Host Mel Cranenburgh catches up with novelist Kate Richards about her debut novel Fusion and writer/critic Mel Campbell reviews Annaleese Jochem's novel Baby.


Mar 27, 2019

In this episode, host Mel Cranenburgh is joined by author Carrie Tiffany to talk about her latest novel, Exploded View. Spare, poetic and intensely visual, Exploded View follows on from Carrie's previous works, Everyman’s Rules for Scientific Living and Mateship with Birds. She is one of Australia’s most celebrated...


Mar 27, 2019

Editor Louise Swinn and contributors Amy Gray and Monica Dux join Mel Cranenburgh to tell us about their powerful new collection of writing, Choice Words. Including fiction, non-fiction and poetry, the collection explores the dominant narrative and taboos surrounding abortion and gives invaluable insight into how this...


Mar 6, 2019

On this episode of Backstory, CEO of Readings Mark Rubbo drops in to speak to Mel Cranenburgh about the 50th anniversary of the flagship Carlton store.

Plus, scholar and writer Julienne van Loon discusses her latest book, The Thinking Woman.