We’re shaped by what we read; at home, in our world views and in our careers. In this series the Wheeler Centre and ABC Radio National’s The Book Show aim to uncover those links between work and words.
Presented and chaired by acclaimed broadcaster Peter Mares, the discussions will feature high-profile professionals talking about the books that have been important to them and have influenced their profession.
Janette Gray is a Sister of Mercy and is a member of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Australia National Formation Council. Her interests include women’s religious experience, Christian-Muslim relations and Christian anthropology. Tim Winton’s Cloudstreet is on her bedside table ... Read more
Mary Coloe is a Sister of the Australian Presentation Society and is Associate Professor in Theology at the Australian Catholic University.
When she first went to university she thought she’d be a scientist, it all changed when she accidentally enrolled in a classics class instead.
Maryanne Confoy is a Sister of Charity.
Her first spiritual direction came from fiction. She’s the author of a biography of the Australian novelist Morris West. She’s interested in the psychology of religious development.
Sarah L’Estrange is a producer on Books and Arts Daily, ABC Radio National. Prior to this role, she worked as a producer for five years on Radio National’s The Book Show. She has met many writers, publishers and publicists in the process and has interviewed the likes of Colleen McCullough, Yann ... Read more
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