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The Saga of Friendship: Richard Fidler and Kári Gíslason on the Better Reading Podcast

November 21, 2017

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Cheryl Akle talks with Richard Fidler and Kári Gíslason about their recently published book, ‘Saga Land’. They talk about the food, culture, and history of Iceland; what makes it funny and unique; and how their travels around Iceland fed their friendship.

Podcast Guest: Richard Fidler and Kári Gíslason

Richard Fidler presents ‘Conversations with Richard Fidler’, an in-depth, up-close-and-personal interview program broadcast across Australia on ABC Radio. It is one of the most popular podcasts in Australia, with over five million downloaded programs every month. Richard is the author of the bestselling book Ghost Empire.

Kári Gíslason is a writer and academic who lectures in Creative Writing at QUT. Kári was awarded a doctorate in 2003 for his thesis on medieval Icelandic literature.  He is the author of The Promise of Iceland and The Ash Burner. As well as memoir and fiction, he also publishes scholarly articles, travel writing and reviews.

Duration: 30 mins.


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