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Article  •  14 June 2023


Your guide to the books and authors on this weekend's RN Big Weekend of Books

Tune into Radio National on Saturday 17 June and Sunday 18 June.

ABC Radio National's Big Weekend of Books is back in 2023! On Saturday 17 June and Sunday 18 June tune into ABC Radio National for two jam-packed days of fantastic conversations with authors, including a number of Australian and international Penguin Random House authors. There's plenty to listen to throughout the weekend, so we've compiled a list of some of the must-listen sessions featuring Penguin authors.


Most recent book: Lessons In Chemistry
When: Saturday 10am


Most recent book: The All of It: A Bogan Rhapsody
When: Saturday 12pm


Most recent book: Girl in a Pink Dress
When: Saturday 1pm


Most recent book: Chain-Gang All-Stars
When: Saturday 4pm


Most recent book: Life: What Nat to Do
When: Sunday 2pm


Most recent book: The Queen of Dirt Island
When: Sunday 2pm


Most recent book: Small Worlds
When: Sunday 3pm

Featured Titles

Lessons in Chemistry
Apple TV + tie-in of the multi-million-copy No. 1 Sunday Times, No. 1 New York Times and No. 1 international bestseller and prizewinner
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The All of It
The unforgettable memoir that redefines 'she'll be right'.
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Chain-Gang All-Stars
The hotly anticipated debut novel from the New York Times-bestselling author of Friday Black
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Life: What Nat to Do
Free yourself from crappy clichés telling you how to live your life. Forget what you should do. This is what NAT to do.
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The Queen of Dirt Island
A number one bestseller from the prizewinning author; a soaring novel about four generations of strong women and fierce love.
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Small Worlds
An exhilarating and expansive new novel about fathers and sons, faith and friendship from Caleb Azumah Nelson, the no.1 bestselling, award-winning author of Open Water
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