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Author Christos Tsiolkas11/19/14
Greek Australian writer Christos Tsiolkas has written novels, short stories, non-fiction, essays, plays and a screenplay. His novels include "The Slap", "Dead Europe" and "Barracuda". He has just published a collection of short stories called...
Simon Winchester OBE is a British writer, journalist and broadcaster. He's the author of the best selling non-fiction books including "The Surgeon of Crowthorne", "Krakatoa" and "The Men who United the States". He is in Australia researching a new...
Theatre director Sarah Goodes
Sarah Goodes is an Australian theatre director. She is Co-Resident Director at the Sydney Theatre Company. She has directed "Switzerland" by Joanna Murray Smith which is on now as part of the Sydney Theatre Company 2014 season.
Chess Grandmaster Ian Rogers
Ian Rogers is an Australian chess champion, Grandmaster of chess and now a World Chess Federation Senior Trainer. He was the first Australian to become a chess grandmaster and was the highest ranked Australian chess player from 1984 until his...
Professor Katherine Samaras
Professor Katherine Samaras is a senior staff specialist in endocrinology and metabolism at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney and a senior researcher in obesity and diabetes at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.
Creator of MONA David Walsh
David Walsh is the creator of the Museum of New and Old Art (MONA) in Hobart. He is a multi-millionaire who made his money gambling.
Phillip Johnson is an Australian landscape designer. He became an international household name after winning Best in Show at the Royal Horticultural Society's Chelsea Flower and Garden Show in 2013.
Journalist Scott Bevan
Scott Bevan is a journalist and writer. His latest book is about Australian artist William Dobell. It's called "Bill - The Life of William Dobell" (Simon and Schuster, November 1st).
Violinist Anthony Marwood
Anthony Marwood is a world renowned classical violinist, music director and co founder of the Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival in Sussex. He is back in Australia for a concert tour with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
The Honourable Dr Brendan Nelson
Dr Brendan Nelson is the Director of the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. He was formerly a Member of Federal Parliament for 13 years and served as head of the Liberal Party of Australia from 2007-2008. He has recently been the Australian...
Dr Munjed Al Muderis
Dr Munjed Al Muderis is a leading orthopaedic surgeon and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Medicine at University of Notre Dame Australia. He fled Iraq in 1999 and came to Australia as a refugee. He has written a book about his...
Filmmaker Nadav Schirman
Nadav Schirman is a documentary filmmaker. His latest film is "The Green Prince". It's on as part of the Jewish International Film Festival.
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki
Dr Karl Kruszelnicki is a science educator and science communicator. He's most commonly known as 'Dr Karl'. He has regular radio spots on ABC Radio's Triple J and is a prolific author and speaker about science.
Archaeologist, TV presenter Neil Oliver
Neil Oliver is a Scottish archaeologist, writer, and presenter of television series about history. His latest series is called "The Memorial - Beyond the Anzac Legend".
Sister Helen Prejean
Sister Helen Prejean is an American Catholic nun from the Congregation of St Joseph. Since the early 1980s she has been an advocate to abolish the death penalty in the United States of America. Her biography 'Dead Man Walking' has been turned into an...
Dr Nawal El Saadawi
Dr Nawal El Saadawi is an Egyptian feminist, activist, writer, psychiatrist and physician. For over thirty years she's been writing about women in the Arab world, their lives and treatment.
Lord Robert Winston
Lord Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies at Imperial College, London. His work contributed to breathroughs in fertility treatment in the 1970s. He has continued his research into reproductive...
Sir Peter Ustinov
Sir Peter Ustinov was an acclaimed film and television actor, director, writer, satirist, television personality and academic. He won Academy Awards for his performances in 'Spartacus' and 'Topkapi' and went on to make 70 films in his decades long...
Douglas Adams was an English writer, dramatist, humorist and environmental activist. He wrote "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" which sold 15 million copies around the world and in turn created a television series, a feature film, a radio series,...
Writer and composer James McBride
James McBride is an American writer, memoirist, musician and composer.
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