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Read This is a show about the books we love and the stories behind them, hosted by Michael Williams. Every Thursday, you’ll hear insightful conversations with the smartest, funniest readers and writers we know and in-depth interviews with the best Australian and international authors talking about their lives and their work. You’ll never be left wondering what to read next.

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Morris Gleitzman is an Australian institution. A beloved author of novels for young people, Morris is known for his ability to be funny and warm without shying away from the realities of life. He has been writing for almost half a century now and has... more

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18 hours ago

Patrick deWitt has made a career out of creating eccentric, unforgettable characters. From his gun-slinging duo in the darkly comic The Sisters Brothers, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize to the severely unsympathetic down-at-heel aristocrat... more

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Star investigative journalist Louise Milligan has spent her career working on some of the most high-profile criminal cases in Australia. This incredible breadth of experience informs her first novel Pheasant’s Nest, which follows the abduction of a y... more

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15 days ago

Even if you’re not an obsessive Ancient Rome aficionado, you may have heard of Mary Beard. With more than 20 books to her name, including the wildly successful SPQR, Mary might be most famous for her work as a BBC host for shows such as Pompeii: Life... more

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22 days ago

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4.8 out of 5 stars from 309 ratings
  • Kate Jennings

    Loved hearing this. Thanks. My favourite Australian writer.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Neenie Z
    Australia2 months ago
  • Best podcast

    I came across this podcast by accident last December and have now gone back and listened to all of them. Michael Williams is a fabulous interviewer and his guests are amazing, all of them (although a personal favourite is Toni Birch). Couldn’t recommend this highly enough. I am now waiting with anticipation for Thursday to roll around and see what the new episode brings.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Jeltje11
    Australia2 months ago
  • Best book show

    Best book show in Australia, and Michael is just so engaging and a wonderful interviewer

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    ShaneMK
    Australia2 months ago
  • I look forward to every episode!

    I love this podcast. Michael is such an insightful and genuine interviewer. His passion for books and his knowledge of author’s works and his great love and respect for their writing really adds to the overall experience. Such a great choice of authors and books to add to my must read collection. The podcast really enriches my reading pleasure. It is what it says - a podcast about loved books and the stories behind them. Just brilliant !

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    J@McD59
    Australia3 months ago
  • Fantastic Podcast

    This podcast is fantastic and I recommend it to everyone, especially literature nerds. And no, I’m not just saying this because Michael is my uncle. He is a genuinely entertaining host and even me, who hasn’t read books by most of these authors manages to enjoy this podcast immensely. Highly recommend and can’t wait for the next episode to drop.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    DJ Davicé
    Australia4 months ago

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