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Podcast by Newcastle Writers Festival

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Podcast by Newcastle Writers Festival

    Unlike The Heart

    Unlike The Heart

    Nicola Redhouse reads from her book Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind and talks about the way her research grew from her own postnatal anxiety to something much bigger.

    Host - Magdalena Ball

    If you would like to buy a copy of Nicola’s book, which is published by UQP, go to www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 46 min
    Your Own Kind Of Girl

    Your Own Kind Of Girl

    Much-loved singer/songwriters Clare Bowditch discusses her heart-breaking, wise, and inspirational memoir.
    Host / Sarah Macdonald

    If you would like to buy a copy of Clare’s book Your Own Kind of Girl, which is published by Allen & Unwin, go to www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 42 min
    Women, Men And The Whole Damn Thing

    Women, Men And The Whole Damn Thing

    David Leser discusses the origins of misogyny, the impact of the #MeToo movement, and proposes a new map for masculinity with host, Rosemarie Milsom

    If you would like to buy a copy of David’s book Women, Men & the Whole Damn Thing, which is published by Allen & Unwin, go to
    www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 42 min
    Woman In The Wilderness

    Woman In The Wilderness

    For six years Miriam Lancewood lived off the grid throughout New Zealand’s wilderness areas where she learnt to hunt and forage. She shares her experience with Rosemarie Milsom

    If you would like to buy a copy of Miriam’s book A Woman in the Wilderness, which is published by Allen & Unwin, go to www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 44 min
    What Freedom Feels Like

    What Freedom Feels Like

    Behrouz Boochani speaks from New Zealand about life after Manus Island, the impact of his award-winning memoir No Friend but the Mountains, and the enduring power of literature to change the world.

    Host / Michael Byrne

    If you would like to buy a copy of Behrouz’s book No Friend but the Mountains, which is published by Pan Macmillan, go to www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 33 min
    War Wounds

    War Wounds

    Against the backdrop of World War II and its far-reaching fallout, Suzanne Leal and Favel Parrett’s compelling novels explore the impact of betrayal and the meaning of home.

    Host / Meredith Jaffé

    If you would like to buy a copy of Suzanne’s book The Deceptions, which is published by Allen & Unwin, or Favel’s book There was Still Love, which is published by Hachette, go to www.macleansbooks.com.au

    • 37 min

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