Conversations

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Episodes: 217

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Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

Episode Date
Avani Dias on modern India and the rise of Narendra Modi
Jun 19, 2024
The beauty of the brain
Jun 18, 2024
Michael Theo's childhood dream
Jun 17, 2024
The strange true tale of the tattooed arm regurgitated by a shark
Jun 14, 2024
The girl who turned her head away
Jun 13, 2024
Free will, liberty and Aristotle in the animal kingdom
Jun 12, 2024
Michael Mosley’s legacy: empowering science for the everyday
Jun 11, 2024
The 700-room nightmare
Jun 10, 2024
Tabletop, Spank, and Spycraft
Jun 07, 2024
The charming Italian narcissist
Jun 06, 2024
Nick Bryant's America: polarised forever
Jun 05, 2024
Psyche, the curious and brave goddess of the soul
Jun 04, 2024
The secret psychosis of a first-time mother
Jun 03, 2024
Japanese gangsters: the secrets of the Yakuza
May 31, 2024
Bonnie Garmus on becoming a global phenomenon in her 60s
May 30, 2024
David Wengrow: everything we know about the human story is wrong
May 29, 2024
Matt Hall's life at supersonic speed
May 28, 2024
The forgotten treasures of desert dwellers
May 27, 2024
Billy Bragg — the boy from Barking
May 24, 2024
How Rafael Bonachela let his inner showgirl out
May 23, 2024
The power of the extra dad
May 22, 2024
Bronnie and the jaws of life
May 21, 2024
Riding for a fall
May 20, 2024
The velveteen rabbit at the end of the world
May 17, 2024
A Latvian Fairytale
May 16, 2024
Naomi and the smudge of luminous stars
May 15, 2024
Sean Fong dominating life on the jiu-jitsu mat
May 14, 2024
The highs and lows of the ALP
May 13, 2024
Troy Cassar-Daley: the boy from Halfway Creek
May 10, 2024
When Bonnie just kept paddling
May 09, 2024
Uncovering Tasmania's gruesome past
May 08, 2024
Fantastic and fascinating fungi
May 07, 2024
Chris Haywood's life in character
May 06, 2024
The soup bar saving lives
May 03, 2024
How our brains use autocorrect
May 02, 2024
Nick Cave's broken-hearted optimism
May 01, 2024
Terry's long goodbye
Apr 30, 2024
Learning to read with Manisha Gazula
Apr 29, 2024
Mother Courage
Apr 26, 2024
ANZAC Day: letters from the front
Apr 24, 2024
How Rhonda defied expectations
Apr 24, 2024
Dr Sutapa Mukherjee on how to sleep well
Apr 23, 2024
Ray and the great language recovery
Apr 22, 2024
Theologian Pádraig Ó Tuama on making peace and living in poetry
Apr 19, 2024
Carly-Jay on dying, living, and learning to breathe
Apr 18, 2024
A portrait of Peter Dutton
Apr 17, 2024
The secret life of slime mould
Apr 16, 2024
Bettany Hughes takes you to the hottest sightseeing spots of the ancient world
Apr 15, 2024
Finding a new version of family
Apr 12, 2024
Louise Milligan on justice, family and Ireland
Apr 11, 2024
Tom Gleeson: the hard man of Australian comedy
Apr 10, 2024
Jellyfish, sharks, grease and goggles: the life of a marathon swimmer
Apr 09, 2024
The strange origins of our immense oceans
Apr 08, 2024
When the family circus comes to town
Apr 05, 2024
Glennon Doyle's untamed life
Apr 04, 2024
Ayesha is not an escape artist
Apr 03, 2024
How Bri Lee became an incendiary
Apr 02, 2024
Family folklore: spies, secrets and suffering
Apr 01, 2024
Jane Fonda - writing her own script
Mar 29, 2024
Joseph Tawadros – from Egypt with love
Mar 28, 2024
Crime scenes, lost wallabies, and coal-covered possums
Mar 27, 2024
The secret world of servos after dark
Mar 26, 2024
Va — the sacred space between us
Mar 25, 2024
Anton Clifford-Motopi on finding his full name
Mar 22, 2024
On birds, fathers and fairy possums
Mar 21, 2024
The death on the pitch which changed Andy's life
Mar 20, 2024
Jarvis Cocker and the Pulp master plan
Mar 19, 2024
Sex, law, and life on Mars
Mar 18, 2024
From Yale to psychiatric prison: the undoing of a brilliant friend
Mar 15, 2024
Zoya Patel on horses and homecoming
Mar 14, 2024
Shaun's giving heart
Mar 13, 2024
Rescuing the forgotten animals of war
Mar 12, 2024
How Ross Gittins found his calling
Mar 11, 2024
Jodi Rodgers on loving our neurodiversity
Mar 08, 2024
Death, with love and dignity
Mar 07, 2024
Mary Beard's Roman Empire
Mar 06, 2024
Mic's way out of the woods
Mar 04, 2024
Satu Vanksa on faith, love and music
Mar 04, 2024
Guilty feminist Deborah Frances-White
Feb 28, 2024
Trent Dalton on life before Boy Swallows Universe
Feb 26, 2024
Brigitte and the seven peaks
Feb 23, 2024
Jayashri Kulkarni: our hormones and our minds
Feb 22, 2024
From ploughs to cash cows: a short history of economics
Feb 21, 2024
A matter of trust
Feb 20, 2024
The magnificent history of the Huxleys
Feb 19, 2024
The bookbinder's luck
Feb 16, 2024
Paul Kelly and the poetry
Feb 15, 2024
The calligraphy of the outback: the art and life of David Rankin
Feb 14, 2024
Crossing Australia with a camel named Delilah
Feb 13, 2024
Nick's land of lizards
Feb 12, 2024
A party girl gets sober
Feb 09, 2024
Sue's special classroom
Feb 08, 2024
Richard E. Grant and his pocketful of happiness
Feb 07, 2024
Kira and the real King Kong
Feb 06, 2024
The making of Nazeem Hussain
Feb 05, 2024
The toilet warrior
Feb 02, 2024
She farms, she flies, she castrates bulls
Feb 01, 2024
Trichotillomania and me
Jan 31, 2024
Jackie goes to Space Camp
Jan 30, 2024
Julia Baird's search for grace
Jan 29, 2024
Robert Waldinger's good life
Jan 26, 2024
Aunty Ruth Hegarty’s life of defiance
Jan 25, 2024
Roger Rogerson: crimes and punishment
Jan 24, 2024
Slaying monsters, immortality and sex: the wild ride of Gilgamesh
Jan 23, 2024
Deviating demographics with Liz Allen
Jan 22, 2024
Nancy's muster dog, Mate
Jan 19, 2024
The nudist, the vegetarian vicar and Karl Marx's daughter
Jan 18, 2024
Jane Perlez's view from Beijing
Jan 17, 2024
Off-road in the roaring twenties
Jan 16, 2024
Chess master Irina Berezina’s gambit
Jan 15, 2024
Costa Georgiadis — Heart and Soil
Dec 24, 2023
Best of 2023 - Dean Laws
Dec 08, 2023
Best of 2023 - Karin Bäumler
Dec 07, 2023
Best of 2023 - Amar Singh
Dec 06, 2023
Best of 2023 - Danny Estrin
Dec 05, 2023
Best of 2023 - Deb Wallace
Dec 04, 2023
Sandy Mackinnon's never-ending adventures aboard Jack de Crow
Dec 01, 2023
Melissa Lucashenko and the story of Edenglassie
Nov 30, 2023
William McInnes and his favourite Australianisms
Nov 29, 2023
Piecrust promises and broken hearts
Nov 28, 2023
The truth about Pax Romana
Nov 27, 2023
Lee Miller: surrealist photographer, war correspondent, and gourmet chef
Nov 24, 2023
Lucy's button shop
Nov 23, 2023
Hayley's morbid curiosity
Nov 22, 2023
Pentridge Prison, Australia's bluestone hell
Nov 21, 2023
Jon Owen's radical love
Nov 20, 2023
Catherine Martin: making Elvis and loving Baz
Nov 17, 2023
The ladder out of depression with psychiatrist Ian Hickie
Nov 16, 2023
Prepared for anything
Nov 15, 2023
The rise of the Super Bilby
Nov 14, 2023
Mick and Juana: a love story
Nov 13, 2023
Wily cockatoos, bin chickens and spangled drongos
Nov 10, 2023
How David got his sea legs
Nov 09, 2023
Kylie Moore-Gilbert's freedom fight
Nov 08, 2023
Richard Flanagan's chain of events
Nov 07, 2023
Ariadne and the Minotaur
Nov 06, 2023
Running from the FBI: life in The Weather Underground
Nov 03, 2023
Killer sponges of the vasty deep
Nov 02, 2023
Bruce Englefield's devilish charm
Nov 01, 2023
Sandi Toksvig and the school of life
Oct 31, 2023
How Stephen sang himself to life
Oct 30, 2023
Shanelle Dawson: the daughter's story
Oct 27, 2023
Pip Williams: from dyslexia to the Dictionary of Lost Words
Oct 26, 2023
Penny Moodie's compulsive and compelling life
Oct 25, 2023
The hunt for deep sea bioluminescence (and a giant squid)
Oct 24, 2023
The speech collector
Oct 23, 2023
Champion surfer Jodie Cooper on the breaks that made her
Oct 20, 2023
Penny's odyssey to Greece and family
Oct 19, 2023
The caving time lord
Oct 18, 2023
The lucky accident of Sydney's Opera House
Oct 17, 2023
Lovemore's left hook
Oct 16, 2023
Silverchair's drummer grows up
Oct 13, 2023
The psychopaths among us
Oct 12, 2023
The chef who changed the world
Oct 11, 2023
David Marr's reckoning with his family's brutal past
Oct 10, 2023
Ancestors like aliens: clues from the Cambrian explosion
Oct 09, 2023
Robyn Davidson, wandering spirit
Oct 06, 2023
Jessica Cottis — inside the colour of sound
Oct 05, 2023
Silk, sex, secrets and spiders
Oct 04, 2023
From Antioch to Syracuse and Tyre
Oct 03, 2023
Confessions of a drama kid
Oct 02, 2023
Suzie Miller: finder of ways
Sep 29, 2023
Meaghan's connections to family, town and country
Sep 28, 2023
Xanthe Mallett on skeletons, forensics, crime and body farms
Sep 27, 2023
Seeing the world through a dog's eyes
Sep 26, 2023
Dynasties and dynamism
Sep 25, 2023
Sam Neill's menagerie
Sep 22, 2023
Smuggled to Antarctica
Sep 21, 2023
The echidna argument
Sep 20, 2023
Living to 120 and beyond
Sep 19, 2023
What happens to us while we're under anaesthesia?
Sep 18, 2023
Chadden's planet Earth
Sep 14, 2023
Bronwyn's books
Sep 13, 2023
George Megalogenis on the stats that tell the Australian story
Sep 12, 2023
Peter's long goodbye
Sep 11, 2023
Stories of starting over: Susan Johnson
Sep 08, 2023
Stories of starting over: Kim Crotty
Sep 07, 2023
Stories of starting over: Anne Howell
Sep 06, 2023
Stories of starting over: Charles Lomu
Sep 05, 2023
Stories of starting over: DJ Hookie
Sep 04, 2023
Maggie Mackellar on farming, motherhood, and catching sheep
Sep 01, 2023
The Big Pineapple, The Big Merino, The Big Gumboot: how big things captured Australia
Aug 31, 2023
Crispian Chan on Perth's forgotten terror
Aug 30, 2023
Geraldine Brooks and the world in words
Aug 29, 2023
Craig Hamilton's three lives
Aug 28, 2023
Robert Waldinger's good life
Aug 25, 2023
Bertie Blackman's bohemian childhood
Aug 24, 2023
How Julie became Matilda #1
Aug 23, 2023
Kim and the Constitution
Aug 22, 2023
John Gaden's golden run
Aug 21, 2023
Remembering Michael Parkinson
Aug 18, 2023
Maddy, the shipwreck mermaid
Aug 18, 2023
The invisible Mrs Orwell
Aug 17, 2023
From the meatworks to mending men's souls
Aug 16, 2023
Jana Pittman's turning point
Aug 15, 2023
David the Seahorse saviour
Aug 14, 2023
A Heart in Two Places
Aug 11, 2023
Dr Freakman, hippie psychiatrist
Aug 10, 2023
The sculptor's son
Aug 09, 2023
How Brendan Watkins claimed his birthright
Aug 08, 2023
Mark Brandi on compassion, chance and reinvention
Aug 07, 2023
Danny Estrin's Eurovision glory
Aug 04, 2023
Oliver Twist, the storyteller
Aug 03, 2023
The leadership and gentleness of Alex Blackwell
Aug 02, 2023
On the trail of the mega-shark
Aug 01, 2023
Toby Walsh: the power and perils of Chat GPT
Jul 31, 2023
John's wild dogs
Jul 28, 2023
Martin Flanagan on exchanging shame for grace
Jul 27, 2023
Healing the grieving heart
Jul 26, 2023
Maggie Beer: from Bankstown to the Barossa
Jul 25, 2023
How Ben's brain changed
Jul 24, 2023
The army town, the lodger, and a succulent Chinese meal
Jul 21, 2023
Anna McGahan and God
Jul 20, 2023
The story of the human voice
Jul 19, 2023
The wild boy who became a parenting expert
Jul 18, 2023
From Boudicca to the Night Witches: a history of women at war
Jul 17, 2023
Marcia Hines the American Queen of Australian Pop
Jul 14, 2023