Tag: Ten Remarkable Australians

Podcast Review: Conversations with John Anderson

Featuring Ian Macfarlane

Podcasts are an important part of my day. I spend a great deal of time in the car, making many short trips of an hour or less every day. Frequent interruptions make it hard for me to enjoy audio books. Podcasts are perfect for my schedule and Conversations with John Anderson is one of my favorite podcasts. Mr. Anderson is a former Australian MP, he served as Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister from 1999 to 2005. His podcast title provides an accurate description of its format. Anderson’s interview style is conversational, which makes it compatible with driving. In a recent installment of Conversations, Anderson interviewed Ian Macfarlane. Macfarlane is an Australian economist, who served as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia from 1996 to 2006. However, what prompted his interview on Conversations with John Anderson was the release of his latest book: Ten Remarkable Australians. In this book Macfarlane tells the stories of ten Australians who played significant roles in world history but are now somewhat forgotten.