Book(ish) with George Dimarelos

By Sanspants Radio

The show where George Dimarelos asks a new guest each week "What's your story and what does it say about you?"Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, always interesting. See for privacy and opt-out information.

  1. 1.
    Labyrinths: games vs tech, building escapes and delicious world history with Nick McDonnell
  2. 2.
    The Lovely Bones: bad adaptations, the Essendon conspiracy, and finding beauty in the paint on your walls with Kit Richards
  3. 3.
    The Arrival: forced optimism, mild migration, and remembering the weird with Mete Erdogan
  4. 4.
    Disgrace: sad books when you're sad, stripping yourself away, and intellectual fight club with Rose Bishop
  5. 5.
    Caste: modern documentaries, caste vs class, and the best Curry Western with Dr Vikrant Kishore
  6. 6.
    The Rum Diary: the shifting sands of media, conservative satire, and finding joy in constant deadlines with Dylan Behan
  7. 7.
    The God of Small Things: trees as people, the crowns land, and a class perspective with Dr Samantha Hepburn
  8. 8.
    Tomorrow When The War Began: lessons from tiling, Australian film, and being a coward with Matt Kazacos
  1. 9.
    The Savage Detectives: fake histories, famous namesakes and the terror of reading with Oliver Coleman
  2. 10.
    Fabric of the Cosmos: 19 years in comedy, theoretical physics, and an orgy that changed scientific history with Johnny Kats
  3. 11.
    Batman and the Court of Owls: motivational superheroes, acting as the fallback job and the love of escapism
  4. 12.
    It's Always Something: ADHD, sick dogs, and kindred spirits with Kelly Fastuca
  5. 13.
    Irradiated Cities: poetry wars, unjustifying Hiroshima, and public intellectuals with Cassandra Atherton
  6. 14.
    Slaughterhouse-Five: #radiolyfe, slogging through books, and hot tub twitch streaming with Hayden Bleechmore
  7. 15.
    The Ghost Writer: studying at Oxford, committing to the bit and appreciating meta with Andrew Dean
  8. 16.
    Into the Wild: big vocabularies, nature "therapy" and circular debates with Jackson Baly
  9. 17.
    House of X/Powers of X: the undying audio drama, forming your team, and a whole lot of geekery with Joel Zammit
  10. 18.
    Dracula: a monster geek, bad wax museum and Bizarre Love Triangle with Matt O'Neill
  11. 19.
    Desert Royal: subtly showing your wealth, women in the Middle East, and when sharing isn't sharing with Dr Marian Makkar
  12. 20.
    The Mindbody Prescription: trombone jazz, everyone's sissy subconscious and crying away the pain with Simon Carter
  13. 21.
    American Psycho: hedge fund trading, judging bougie culture and emotion in the workplace
  14. 22.
    A Little Life: food technology, loneliness and hypnotherapy with Georgie Thursby
  15. 23.
    The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy: good and bad jewish jokes, the sci fi spectrum, and dads expressing love with David Rose
  16. 24.
    Mindset: working with statistics, migrating for personal growth and picking a career with Dr Harsha Shetty
  17. 25.
    Y: The Last Man: extremist empathy, nomadic performer life, and a new petition on daylight savings with Jon Bennett
  18. 26.
    The Power Of Your Subconscious Mind: leaving the party while you're still having fun, building a hot sauce empire and post-music festival magic with Renae Bunster
  19. 27.
    The Midnight Library: road comic life, sliding doors and being crushed by London with Anthony Jeannot
  20. 28.
    The happiest refugee: funny Germans, trying new things and intergenerational trauma with Maren Whitaker
  21. 29.
    The Razor's Edge: not writing, philosophy in your 20's and class migration with Luke Leonard
  22. 30.
    Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim: an awkward McConaughey interview, comedy vs drama and being a Frasier fan with Thomas Mitchell
  23. 31.
    The Things They Carried: spec scripts, patriotism and story telling with Jordan Breeding
  24. 32.
    Lolita: writing on location, moral ambiguity and being 50/50 on love existing with Pip Drysdale
  25. 33.
    1984: the limits of love, staycations and why psychics have six month wait times with Simon Taylor
  26. 34.
    The Beginning of Infinity: a nihilistic Hitchhikers Guide, pent up comedy energy, and opening your emotional valve with John Dore
  27. 35.
    Catch-22: reasons to do comedy, communist monopoly and all sorts of flagellation with Mikey Robins
  28. 36.
    The Alchemist: drinking wine on your couch for a job, Eckhart Tolle's views on applause, and far more chicken references than you'd expect with Yvie Jones
  29. 37.
    Gone Girl: cancelling footballers, the cool girl trope, and revenge fantasies with Elouise Eftos
  30. 38.
    The Picture of Dorian Gray: politics at the dinner table, luscious writing and never seeing a sunrise with Pat McCaffrie
  31. 39.
    Honeybee: interviewing authors, writing outside your life and hearing songs on repeat with Gavin Miller
  32. 40.
    Mugabe: growing up Zimbabwe, lawyer turned rapper and understanding history with Simba Mak
  33. 41.
    Exit West: immigrant cuisine, vegan kids and too many recommendations with Andrew Levins
  34. 42.
    Coconut Children: Hijabs in the members stand, the immigrant parent gap and being the youngest sibling with Rana Hussein
  35. 43.
    Holding the Man: overthinking, time traveling through books and falling in love with Benjamin Norris
  36. 44.
    Talking to Strangers: crazy youth, non-traditional weddings and feeling misunderstood with Josh Withers
  37. 45.
    Assassin's Apprentice: growing up Mormon, living in reverse and the need for escapism with Ali Plath
  38. 46.
    Watchers: Hamish and Andy, 1980’s Adelaide and mean cat sellers with Ben Wasley
  39. 47.
    Fossil Capital: angels in Paris, honouring your forefathers and the return of Marxism with Liz Conor
  40. 48.
    Americanah: culture shock, rewiring your brain and connecting women to healthcare with Dr Cortina McCurry
  41. 49.
    Wiseguy: growing up country, getting away with murder and asian restaurants with Michael Billings
  42. 50.
    Flowers in the Attic: incest, cancel culture and working for Rove with Alex Jae

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