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'Nic Brasch: Welcome to the Garret. The Garret podcast is a series of interviews with the best writers writing today. And Jeff Sparrow is one of those writers. His collection of books combines his passions and interests in a series of compelling stories that cover everything from communism, political activism, the pornography industry, and the extraordinary life of Paul Robeson. Jeff will share his story in a moment.' (Introduction)


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  • Show notes

    • Like quite a few of the writers we have previously intervened, Jeff read science fiction (and specifically Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov) as a teenager.
    • Paul Robeson, the subject of Jeff’s latest book, gave a seminal performance on the steps of the Sydney Opera House, which you can watch here.
    • Both John Safran (in Murder in Mississippi) and Geoff Dyer write in a similar travelogue style as Jeff in No Way But This: In search of Paul Robeson.

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    y separately published work icon The Garret : 2017 Nic Brasch (interviewer), Melbourne : Bad Producer Productions , 2017 14750868 2017 series - publisher interview

    A literary podcast and transcript by writers for writers about writers.

    Melbourne : Bad Producer Productions , 2017

    Posted 28 March 2017.

Last amended 4 Oct 2018 12:27:50