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August 10th, 2015
Episode 832 of 923 episodes
Gideon Haigh is one of the most widely recognised names in Australian freelance journalism. Celebrated for his diverse interests and enthusiasms (he’s written on everything from digital media to Shane Warne to office architecture) and his impressively regular output (including 30 books and contributions to more than 100 different newspapers and magazines), Haigh’s latest work ventures into the world of true crime. InCertain Admissions: A Beach, A Body and a Lifetime of Secretsheexplores the extraordinary story of John Bryan Kerr, the commercial radio star accused – and sentenced to hang – for the 1949 murder of typist Beth Williams. In conversation with Tony Wilson, Haigh discusses his new book, his wonderfully varied career, his versatility across genre – and, of course, his well-documented obsession with cricket. Gideon Haigh and Tony Wilson