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Peter FitzSimons

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The Incredible Life of Hubert Wilkins with Peter Fitzsimons

Remember When with Harvey Deegan Podcast

Peter Fitzsimons has written about many Australian greats over his career, but this time he may have peaked. Sir Hubert Wilkins was many things - an explorer, naturalist, photographer, war hero, aviator, spy, submariner and daredevil – and his exceptional life is celebrated in Peter's new book. Peter joined Harvey to talk about the research and the many interesting tales he uncovered as he dug into Sir Wilkin's adventure filled history.You can find out more about the book and where to get a hold of it here: https://www.hachette.com.au/peter-fitzsimons/the-incredible-life-of-hubert-wilkins-australias-greatest-explorerSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


31 Oct 2021

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Peter FitzSimons - 'He Had An Amazing Ability To Gather New Skills.'

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Peter FitzSimons is one of Australia's most prominent and successful media and publishing identities. His busy professional life involves writing weekly columns for the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun Herald newspapers, appearing on Foxtel's The Back Page television show and, when time permits, authoring best-selling books. A correspondent for London's Daily Telegraph as well, he is also in high demand as a guest speaker and presenter.Ahead of the release of 'The Incredible Life Of Hubert Wilkins', Stefania sat down with Fitzy to discuss the Forest Gump of Australian history, why Wilkins was lost to history, the pioneer of climate change advocation, and more.Books mentioned in this podcast:Peter FitzSimons - 'The Incredible Life Of Hubert Wilkins: https://bit.ly/3DO65ahHost: Stefania CapognaGuest: Peter FitzSimonsProducer: Nick Wasiliev


26 Oct 2021

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25 Oct 2021

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Sunday Nights with Rev. Bill Crews: Highlights

Rev. Bill Crews chats to non fiction writer and journalist Peter FitzSimons about his latest book “James Cook – The Story Behind the Man who Mapped the World.”See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


16 May 2021

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Conversations with Cornesy – Peter FitzSimons

Conversations with Cornesy

Aussie author, journalist, radio and television presenter and former Wallaby Peter FitzSimons joins Graham Cornes.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


12 Nov 2020

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Lunch with Peter FitzSimons and Paul Smith

Lunch with Lee

Sports journalist Peter FitzSimons and owner of the Sydney Kings Paul Smith, join Shane for a good chat about the journey to success while navigating mental health. Come join us for another cracker episode of Lunch with Lee.Thank you to our sponsors:Spartan Sports https://www.spartansports.com/O'Brien Beer https://www.rebellionbrewing.com.au/The Gin Society https://ginsociety.com/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


16 Aug 2020

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Peter FitzSimons' Great Australian Life

Great Australian Lives with Laura Turner

Laura Turner chats with journalist and best-selling author Peter FitzSimons, about his new book James Cook The Story Behind the Man Who Mapped the World, which is in stores now.You can follow Peter on Twitter HERE. Great Australian Lives is proudly brought to you by Tobin Brothers Funerals - to see videos of our guests like their Facebook page HERE.This program is produced, engineered and edited by Jane Nield.


28 Jun 2020

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Peter FitzSimons Knows How To Write A Bestseller

Mamamia Book Club

Peter FitzSimons is one of Australia’s best selling non-fiction authors of the last 20 years. With no less than 36 published works to his name, FitzSimons is also one of the countries most popular columnists and after-dinner speakers.  In 2011, FitzSimons was named a Member of the Order of Australia for his service to literature, and his significant community contributions to conservation, disability care, social welfare and sport.  But despite how busy he is, FitzSimons endeavours to write a book a year - something he has managed to do for at least the last decade.  Host Jessie Stephens chats to FitzSimons about what makes a great story, why he’d never write fiction and how he manages to write a book a year.  Remember, this is a Book Club, so we're assuming if you're listening you've read the book.  That means there will be spoilers, so if you haven't read it, grab a copy, get reading and join us after you've turned the last page.  We'll be right here waiting for you! If this podcast has raised any issues for you or someone you know, please contact Lifeline 13 11 14 for support. Come join our Book Club Facebook group here. You can buy Peter FitzSimons' books on Apple Books at apple.co/mamamia Your host is Jessie Stephens.  Leah Porges is the producer of Mamamia Book Club.  You can call Jessie and Leah on 02 8999 9386.  Head to https://www.mamamia.com.au/subscribe/ to get this and all our pods delivered straight to your inbox.Support the show: https://www.mamamia.com.au/mplus/See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


4 Jan 2020

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#auspol live with Peter Fitzsimons

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13 Dec 2019

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Peter FitzSimons on James Cook

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Who was the real Captain James Cook? Bestselling author Peter FitzSimons has brought this iconic part of Australian history to life in his new book James Cook. Booktopia’s Joel and Olivia sat down to chat with Peter all about his new book, some of the things we never knew about Cook, why he wrote this book and more.Books mentioned in this podcast:James Cook by Peter FitzSimons —> http://bit.ly/2NqV2v1Hosts: Joel Naoum and Olivia FricotGuest: Peter FitzSimons


29 Oct 2019