Kate GrenvilleSeason 6, Episode 15
Kate Grenville is one of Australia’s most celebrated novelists. Her most acclaimed work, The Secret River, won multiple awards worldwide and was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. But her new book, The Case Against Fragrance, out this week, is a change of pace and her first real foray into non-fiction and specifically science. While we were out in Australia she chatted to Robin and Josie about her life’s work, having too many footnotes, great Australian writers, sexism in literature, historical fiction and much more.
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One Life: My Mother’s Story by Kate Grenville
The Case Against Fragrance by Kate Grenville
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out by Richard Feynman
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
Riders in the Chariot by Patrick White
The work of Frank Moorhouse
The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead
The work of Thomas Keneally
The work of Helen Garner
The work of Carrie Tiffany
Bush Studies by Barbara Baynton
The Snowman by Raymond Briggs
When the Wind Blows by Raymond Briggs
A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsey
Wake in Fright by Kenneth Cook
Our Hidden Lives by Simon Garfield
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
Sometimes I Laugh Like My Sister by Rebecca Peyton
The short stories of Marjorie Whitaker
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