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Conversations

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Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

2280 - Where the Music Began — a story collection
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  • 2280 - Where the Music Began — a story collection

    Vic Simms, Jen Cloher, Vika and Linda Bull, Rob Hirst, Elena Kats-Chernin, William Barton with stories from their formative years

    Wed, 01 Feb 2023 - 51min
  • 2279 - John Grisham: lawyering, writing and innocence

    Novelist John Grisham with his life story; from his work as a trial lawyer, to writing, and how he became involved in a movement using DNA testing to exonerate the innocent (R)

    Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 00min
  • 2278 - Danielle, Jimmy the pig, and the inferno

    Academic Danielle Celemajer on how the Black Summer bushfires brought she and her rescue pig Jimmy into a terrible proximity with the inferno, changing both of their lives forever

    Mon, 30 Jan 2023 - 00min
  • 2277 - How Aunty Val became the 'Afar Angel'

    Valerie Browning moved to the northern deserts of Ethiopia as a naive young nurse in 1973. A chance meeting on the streets of neighbouring Djibouti changed her life, and women's health in the region

    Fri, 27 Jan 2023 - 46min
  • 2276 - The ghosts of Babylonia

    Dr Irving Finkel on the ghosts who joined the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians in their day to day lives (R)

    Wed, 25 Jan 2023 - 51min
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