Common Reader: The Sea-Wolf

A mythical adventure story exploring primeval masculinity and man against the elements. For this week’s Common Reader, Christian takes us through Jack […]


Common Reader: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

The multi-faceted nature of personality: for this week’s Common Reader Osman, Christian and Lauren discuss Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. […]


Common Reader: Lewis’s Narnia

For this week’s Common Reader, Kelly takes us through The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and C. S. Lewis’s world of Narnia to […]


Common Reader: Virginia Woolf’s Concept

For this week’s Common Reader, Alice explains Virginia Woolf’s idea of what this actually was, expressed in her essays through her advocacy […]


Common Reader: Judy Westwater’s Street Kid

Ben takes us into the Common Reader’s world of everyday pleasures and effects of literature with Judy Westwater’s shocking memoir of an […]


Review: Liane Moriarty’s Big Little Lies

Vanessa discusses with co-host Christian Liane Moriarty’s novel Big Little Lies.


Graeme Simsion: Live reading & the Melbourne Writer’s Festival

An extract from a live reading by author Graeme Simsion of his short story, “Intervention on the No. 3 Tram” . He chats […]


Aly Walsh & Sammi Dobinson: Melbourne Book Week

Hosts Thomas and Alexander chat to children’s author and managing director of Aly’s Books Aly Walsh (who performs a live reading of […]


Review: Lion Attack!

Written by Oliver Mol Published by Scribe   How old does one have to be before one can write their first memoir? […]


Interview + reading: Oliver Mol

Hosts Katherine and Andrew chat to Oliver Mol, author of novel/memoir Lion Attack!, published on May 4. He takes us through the […]