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Max Barry


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What music inspires the much-loved author of Syrup, Jennifer Government and Company? Was Max Barry listening to Kraftwerk or Men at Work when he wrote his cult online novel Machine Man? Our Writer’s Mix Tape doesn’t just get into an author’s mind but into their ears as it explores Max Barry’s soundtrack.

Max Barry will be in conversation with Rob Jan, host of Zero G 3RRR’s science fiction, fantasy and historical radio show.



Max Barry

Max Barry is the author of the novels Syrup (an LA Times Best Book of the Year), Jennifer Government (a New York Times Notable Book), and Company (a New York Times bestseller), and the web serial Machine Man. He is also creator of the online political game NationStates, which has been played by over... Read more

Rob Jan

Rob Jan is a Melbourne based writer, artist, propmaker and costumer who, in his secret identity as a radio broadcaster, has been presenting and producing Zero-G: Science Fiction, Fantasy & Historical Radio on 3RRR FM since 1994.


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