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Damien Cave: on how moving to Australia changed his relationship with risk

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New York Times Journalist and author Damien Cave talks to Cheryl Akle about his move to Australia, and how it changed the way he and his family approach risk. His latest book, Into the Rip, is out now.



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    Garry Linnell: on one of Australia's most infamous serial killers

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    Walkley Award-winning journalist Garry Linnell talks to Cheryl Akle about his latest book, The Devil's Work, which explores the life of Frederick Deeming, an Australian serial killer who was a suspect in the Jack The Ripper killings. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    David Hunt: on exploring the crazy history of Australia

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    David Hunt talks to Cheryl Akle about the fascinating history of Australia, and how he finds the humour in it. His latest book, Girt Nation, is out now and is the third book in the Girt series. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Lola Berry: on learning from failure

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    Bestselling author Lola Berry talks to Cheryl Akle about why failing is something she looks forward to. Her new book, Fearlessly Failing, is a companion to her hit podcast of the same name. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Anita Heiss: on the Aboriginal heroes of the Gundagai flood

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    Poet, social commentator and bestselling author Anita Heiss talks to Cheryl Akle about her latest book, Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray (River of Dreams), which shines a light on the flooding of Gundagai and the Indigenous heroes who saved many lives.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Julie Kalman: on people smuggling and the criminalisation of refugees

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    Historian Julie Kalman talks to Cheryl Akle about people smuggling and the criminalisation of refugees in Australia. Her book, Smuggled, provides compelling insight into this defining yet unexplored part of Australia’s history. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Shane Jenek: on the genesis to Courtney Act

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    Shane Jenek talks to Cheryl Akle about the genesis to Courtney Act – artist, advocate, and now, author. Shane’s memoir, Caught in the Act, is out now. It's also available via Bolinda Audio with Shane narrating. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Jessie Burton: on retelling the story of Medusa

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    Bestselling author Jessie Burton talks to Cheryl Akle about why the tale of Medusa was so appealing to her, and the challenges that go into a retelling. Medusa is out now and explores the infamous mythological figure with a feminist twist. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Kate Langbroek: on what the Italian way of life can teach us

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    Comedian, radio and television presenter Kate Langbroek talks to Cheryl Akle about why she moved to Italy with her family, and what the Italian way of life can teach us all. Her memoir, Ciao Bella!, is out now and explores her Italian adventure. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    Yumi Stynes: on breaking the stigma around women's mental and sexual health

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    Writer, radio broadcaster and television presenter Yumi Stynes talks to Cheryl Akle about how she's breaking the stigma around everything women are thinking but not saying. Ladies, We Need To Talk, a companion book to her ABC podcast, explores the taboo topics of mental health, sex and relationships. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    James Han Mattson: on exploring social issues through horror fiction

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    James Han Mattson talks to Cheryl Akle about how he explored social issues and racial relations in his literary horror novel, Reprieve. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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