156 episodes

The Readings Podcast is a celebration of books, reading and pop culture. Episodes are published fortnightly and include author interviews, event recordings, booksellers chatting about their favourite reads, industry insights, and more.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.2 • 50 Ratings

The Readings Podcast is a celebration of books, reading and pop culture. Episodes are published fortnightly and include author interviews, event recordings, booksellers chatting about their favourite reads, industry insights, and more.

    Jess Hill in conversation

    Jess Hill in conversation

    Jess Hill in conversation about how the #MeToo movement is changing Australia and her recently released Quarterly Essay, The Reckoning.

    • 48 min
    Live recording: Judith Brett in conversation

    Live recording: Judith Brett in conversation

    Judith Brett in conversation with Susan Carland about Brett's insightful collection of essays, Doing Politics.

    • 40 min
    Live recording: Maxine Beneba Clarke and Thuy On in conversation

    Live recording: Maxine Beneba Clarke and Thuy On in conversation

    On the eve of the publication of her fourth poetry collection How Decent Folk Behave, poet Maxine Beneba Clarke and Thuy On, author of the critically acclaimed poetry collection Turbulence, come together in a poetic dialogue to read recent poems and discuss reading and writing poetry in a changing world.

    • 42 min
    Live recording: Anna Downes and Christian White in conversation

    Live recording: Anna Downes and Christian White in conversation

    A special crime event to celebrate the new novels from authors Christian White(Wild Place)and Anna Downes (The Shadow House). Coincidentally, both novels ask the question: why do good people do bad things?

    This event is hosted by fellow author Kate Mildenhall.

    • 51 min
    Live recording: Helen Garner in conversation

    Live recording: Helen Garner in conversation

    A conversation on between friends Helen Garner and Charlotte Wood to celebrate the release of Garner's latest volume of diaries, How to End a Story.

    • 45 min
    Live recording: Trent Dalton in conversation

    Live recording: Trent Dalton in conversation

    A conversation on love between Trent Dalton and Julia Baird (Phosphorescence) to celebrate the release of Dalton's latest work, Love Stories.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

Karen.Eivers ,

Love Stories

Just came across this podcast and chose the November discussion between Trent Dalton and Julia Baird around Love and Human connection as my starting point.
It was pure joy to listen to.
Thank you.
Can’t wait to dive into more episodes AND to read both of their books !

Annie897 ,

Fantastic Podcast

Love listening to this podcast- fabulous content for a bookworm like me. Great authors international and Australian. It’s excellent.

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