Podcast: Christos Tsiolkas’ year-long obsession

Podcast: Christos Tsiolkas’ year-long obsession

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The Slap author Christos Tsiolkas joins Cheryl on the podcast to discuss his life as a Greek-Australian writer and the journey he has travelled through the writing of his books. In his most recent work, On Patrick White, Tsiolkas reflects on the life and work of one of Australia’s literary greats, the late Nobel prize winner, Patrick White. 

Podcast guest: Christos Tsiolkas

Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film, Head-On, The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. He won Overall Best Book in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2009 and was shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award for his novel, The Slap. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne.

Duration: 33 minutes

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      Christos Tsiolkas

      Christos Tsiolkas is the author of five novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-OnThe Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. He won Overall Best Book in the Commonwealth Writers' Prize 2009, was shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award, longlisted for the 2010 Man Booker Prize and won the Australian Literary Society Gold Medal for his novel, The Slap, which was also announced as the 2009 Australian Booksellers Association and Australian Book Industry Awards Books of the Year. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne. Christos' latest novel is Barracuda, which was published here and in the UK to rave reviews in late 2013 and became an instant bestseller.

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