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Podcast: Funny, Sad and Suspenseful with Michelle de Kretser

May 7, 2018

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Two-time Miles Franklin winnerMichelle de Kretser joins Cheryl on the podcast to reflect on her experiences as a travel editor for Lonely Planet, and how her global education has shaped her. Her newest book, The Life to Come is a mesmerising novel about the stories we tell and don’t tell ourselves as individuals, as societies and as nations.

Podcast guest: Michelle de Kretser 

Michelle de Kretser was born in Sri Lanka and moved to Australia at the age of 14. She has worked as a university tutor, an editor and a book reviewer.  In 2013, she won the Miles Franklin award for Questions of Travel. Her current book, The Life to Come, which is set in Sydney, Paris and colonial Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), is a mesmerising novel about the stories we tell and don’t tell ourselves as individuals, as societies and as nations. 

Duration: 39 mins

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