Jennifer Byrne Presents

Jennifer Byrne Presents catch up

September 2016

Helen Garner

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Jennifer Byrne speaks to writer, novelist & journalist Helen Garner in a very rare TV interview. Garner discusses her new book This House of Grief, as well as her previous work, aging, compassion & wisdom.

Tom Kenneally

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Jennifer Byrne talks to one of Australia's most prolific writers Tom Keneally as he celebrates 50 years in print. Traversing his many successes as well as some of the criticisms he's faced over the decades.

Jane Goodall

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During her visit to Australia this year celebrating her 80th birthday primatologist and environmental campaigner, Jane Goodall, talks about her groundbreaking work on chimpanzees and her conservation work.
June 2016

Season 6, Episode 6 (Pens And Prejudice)

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Joining Jennifer Byrne are guests Anna Krien, Kate Mosse, Ramona Koval and James Wood to discuss the relationship between women and words in this special Sydney Writers Festival edition.

Season 6, Episode 10 (Tim Winton)

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Jennifer Byrne interviews Tim Winton on his career and his latest novel Eyrie.

Season 6, Episode 9 (Bragging Rights)

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Bragging Rights is about those difficult books we're told are masterpieces. Does anyone really read them? John Safran, Lawrence Mooney, Sandra Yates & Sophie Black join us to discuss the books that defeated them.

Season 6, Episode 8 (Elizabeth Gilbert)

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Best known as author of the top selling Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert chats with Jennifer Byrne about life after a literary smash hit, writing and her forthcoming new release, The Signature of All Things.

Season 6, Episode 7 (The Sports Pages)

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Sport & literature have a fascinating relationship, but one that is seldom discussed. Jennifer Byrne & guests Rebecca Wilson, Christos Tsiolkas, Malcolm Knox & Mischa Merz look at sports books that pack a punch.
May 2016

Season 6, Episode 5 (Books That Changed The World)

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Host Jennifer Byrne is joined by Perth Writers Festival guests, Tom Holland, Ahdaf Soueif, Jared Diamond and Loretta Napoleoni who each introduce their book of choice and explain why it is worthy of world changing status.

Season 6, Episode 4 (Margaret Atwood)

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Multi-award winner, including the Booker Prize, this venerated writer has a stellar literary career. Achieving her first publication at just 20, Atwood won her first award at 22 and now has over 50 titles published.