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  • Summary

  • Hosted by comedian Tom Ballard, What’s the Story? is a new podcast from Audible. Join Tom each month as he chats with a revolving panel of fellow audiobook-worms, experts, authors and comedians to discuss our latest Editors' Extra.

    As an Audible member, each month you’ll get access to one credit to use on any audiobook of your choice. You’ll also get our selected Editors’ Extra, a bonus best seller members are loving. Spanning everything from crime thrillers to personal development series to love stories, listen to the Editors’ Extra, then join Tom here on What’s the Story? as he gets stuck into the bits that made us laugh and made us cry, think and feel.

    What’s the Story? is a book club, for your ears. It’s going to be fun!

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Episodes
  • Jan 21 2020

    Join Tom Ballard, actor, comedian and presenter Julia Zemiro, along with scientist and microbe expert Associate Professor Andrew Holmes, as they discuss this month's Editors’ Extra, Gut by Giulia Enders.

    Gut is free for Audible members until 3 February 2020, 11.59pm AEDT.

    What did you think of Gut? Search for the What’s the Story? Facebook Group and join the conversation.

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    37 mins
  • Dec 16 2019

    Join Tom Ballard, comedian and true crime expert, Meshel Laurie, and lecturer in forensic psychology from the University of Sydney, Dr Celine Van Golde, as they discuss this month's Editors’ Extra, The Widow by Fiona Barton.

    The Widow is free for Audible members until 6 January 2020, 11.59pm AEDT.

    What did you think of ‘The Widow?’ Search for the What’s the Story? Facebook Group and join the conversation.

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    41 mins
  • Nov 27 2019

    In this extended interview, host Tom Ballard discusses November’s Editors’ Extra, The Trauma Cleaner, with the author Sarah Krasnostein.

    Due to the themes discussed in The Trauma Cleaner, there are parts of this conversation which some listeners may find upsetting.

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    29 mins

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Why have they stopped?

No ‘bookclub’ in Feb or March 2020. It looks like they have just given up. Disappointing. I was enjoying listening to this podcast each month, it added an extra dimension to the free monthly book.

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It's book club for introverts!

Liked to hear their thoughts and the author interview. Thanks! Next month I think I'll pour a wine to complete the bookclub feel.

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Insightful, funny, interesting.

Tom, Meshel and I work so well together. I particularly enjoyed my jokes — Meshel had a couple of corkers about actual crime process, and Tom's Irish accent transported me to Madrid.
Loved this more please Audible. Dan

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boring

little more than an advertisement for some audio books. Political propaganda and of a boring kind

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