Picture this: a young Australian woman is waiting at the traffic lights in East Berlin when a tall man with curly hair asks her if she likes strawberries. She says yes, a seemingly small decision that leads to bigger ones, decisions so big that her life changes forever. This is how Melbourne writer Melanie Joosten’s debut novel Berlin Syndrome begins, and we’re delighted to present our interview with Joosten in our August podcast.
About 17 minutes. Edited by Sam Szoke-Burke.