MWF: Christopher Pyne – Lessons From My FatherLiberal MP and author of A Letter to My Children, Christopher Pyne draws on personal experience (and his father’s example) to reveal why a life of public service is ultimately worthwhile. In conversation with Katharine Murphy.
MWF: Good (Enough) Mothers Panel with Monica DuxMother and author Monica Dux joins fellow contirbutors to her most recent book Mothermorphosis, Jane Caro and Fatima Measham, to talk about why they choose not to live up to society’s unrealistic expectations of motherhood, and why that makes them good (enough) parents. Monica is also the author of Things I Didn't Expect (when I was expecting) and co-author of The Great Feminist Denial.
MWF: Lee Kofman – Big LoveIs it possible to love more than one person at once? Does fidelity matter, and what does it mean? Lee Kofman, author of The Dangerous Bride, joins Rochelle Siemienowicz, to discuss her memoir about her non-monogamous marriage and religious upbringing, opening up about sex, religion and marriage. In conversation with Francesca Rendle-Short.
MWF: Peter Doherty – Knowledge WarsScientific knowledge used to be power. Peter Doherty, author of The Knowledge Wars, The Beginner's Guide to Winning the Nobel Prize, and Sentinel Chickens, argues that the powerful now try to deny scientists’ knowledge, particularly on climate change. The Nobel Prize winner joins Deb Anderson to explore how science works and asks what non-scientist citizens can do to reclaim both power and knowledge.