Glossary

  • Jennifer Byrne Presents Christopher Hitchens

    Jennifer Byrne conducts an in-depth interview with the late author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, discussing life and his memoir Hitch-22 Some Confessions and Contradictions: A Memoir.

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  • Jennifer Byrne Presents On the Road

    Jennifer Byrne is joined by Australian travel writer Cate Kennedy, Scottish historian and travel writer William Dalrymple, journalist and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers Claire Scobie...

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  • Jennifer Byrne Presents Books to Films

    Looking at the tricky business of transforming our beloved books into cinema. Some books went through the film industry mincer and came out mere shadows of their former glory, and some great films...

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  • Jennifer Byrne Presents Bestsellers and Blockbusters

    Jennifer Byrne is joined by the heavy artillery of the publishing world to discuss what it takes to be a bestselling author. Jennifer is joined by the man behind the enigmatic Jack Reacher Lee Child...

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  • Jennifer Byrne Presents Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is a writer and thinker who at just 40 years of age, has lived many lives. Born in Somalia and raised a devout Muslim, Hirsi Ali has since become an active critic of fundamentalist...

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  • Jennifer Byrne Presents War Stories

    Jennifer Byrne sits down with four leading Australian writers and historians to discuss war and how it is written. Jennifer is joined by four remarkable Australians who have all written about war...

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  • Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey

    From poverty and personal tragedy to Australia's first Aboriginal pop star - Jimmy Little's Gentle Journey is an intimate look at the life of a pioneering artist who defied incredible odds. This...

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  • John Safran's Race Relations

    Mass migration has changed everything. Compared to your parents, chances are high, you're going to want to hit on someone from some other race. John's in the thick of it himself. His rabbi, relatives...

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  • Joh's Jury

    The 1991 trial of former Queensland State Premier, Sir Joh Bjelke-Petersen, created Australia-wide attention and a controversy that continues to make front page headlines. An examination of the...

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  • Journey of Imagination, A

    A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year. Surrealism was inaugurated in Paris in 1924, and included such talents as film-maker...

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  • Just a Game

    Life is a game. The game is life. In downtown Dallas Texas, 3000 'gamers' from 55 countries have come to compete, to conquer, to kill. The video games industry is the entertainment phenomenon of the...

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  • Journeys into Australia

    Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, The Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History, Australian National University, writes: Peter Sculthorpe is one of Australia's greatest contemporary composers,...

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  • John Olsen - Journey Through You Beaut Country

    John Olsen takes us on an Australian journey through his own eyes and the paintings of his friends, including Donald Friend, Lloyd Rees, Jeffrey Smart, Clifton Pugh, Tim Storrier and Margaret Olley....

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  • Justice with Michael Sandel

    Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught political philosophy since 1980. His popular book, Justice: What’s the Right...

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