How a gruelling physical challenge became a welcome relief
By Karen Hitchcock
Around Australia the registrars are about to sit part one of the medical specialist exams, the rigour of which makes medical school exams seem like hopscotch. I feel sorry for them: five years on the wards and now trapped inside cages of heart-thumping ignorance. Physicians in their 80s still have nightmares where
Join Ramona Koval in a Skype conversation with Michel Faber, the author of "The Book of Strange New Things". Faber was born in The Hague, The Netherlands. He and his parents emigrated to Australia in 1967.