Liane Moriarty is a global publishing sensation. In a very special conversation, The New York Times bestselling author discusses her new novel, Apples Never Fall; the sensation around her TV adaptations; and her broader body of work with Literary Editor of The Australian and author Caroline Overington (The Cuckoo’s Cry). Together, they examine the art of crafting gripping stories, creating compelling characters and capturing layers of drama.


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Liane Moriarty (Australian)

Liane Moriarty

Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of nine internationally bestselling novels, and her latest is Apples Never Fall. The Husband’s Secret was a number-one UK bestseller, an Amazon Best Book of 2013 and has been translated into over 40 languages. Big Little Lies and Truly Madly Guilty reached number one on the New York Times bestseller list in their first week of publication - the first time this has been achieved by an Australian - with Nine Perfect Strangers going straight to number one in Australia on publication, breaking sales records of the time. Liane is also the author of the Space Brigade series for children.

Caroline Overington (Australian)

Caroline Overington

Caroline Overington is the Literary Editor at The Australian; a two-time Walkley winner for investigative journalism; host of the true crime documentary The Disappearance of William Tyrrell; and the author of 15 books. Her most recent novel The Cuckoo's Cry was published in 2021.