Tony Abbott's flying visit to China this week is a great reminder of the importance of Asia to Australian interests. Unfortunately, Barry Spurr didn't get that memo. This week, Prime Minister Abbott donned a silk Chinese jacket for APEC in ... New Matilda, 1 week ago
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Helping students find their own unique voice is the challenge facing supervisors on creative writing courses, particularly in light of criticism from the likes of Nobel judge Horace Engdahl that such programmes churn out identical writers. Martin ...ACQ Magazine, 1 week ago
By The UK government's decision to crack down on reading material for prisoners has been showcased as one of the most conspicuous , damaging , and brutal exercises in political grandstanding through books in (admittedly, more and more congested) ...TeleRead, 1 week ago
Why are we so captivated by mystery novels? Maybe it's the puzzle, the chance to watch the detective chase clues and try to beat him to their meaning. Maybe it's the chance to look at darkness from a safe distance a darkness that might feel more ...USA Today, 1 week ago
Friday 7th November 2014 | 13:49 Howard League press release Books For Prisoners: Prisoners to be allowed more than 12 books in their cells The Howard League Books For Prisoners campaign won an important victory today (Friday 7 November) as the ...PoliticsHome, 2 weeks ago
Dave Eggers signed books for ladies in ball gowns in Astor Hall last night. Margaret Atwood did the same a few feet away, and next to her, Robert B. Silvers at his own petite table, followed by Anna Deavere Smith and Kazuo Ishiguro. With ...Bloomberg, 2 weeks ago Scene Last Night: Eggers, Weinstein, Kojima, Carson, Mack, Fuld Washington Post, 2 weeks ago
Leading writers have urged an influential panel of MPs to examine the impact of restrictions which prevent families and friends sending books and other essentials to prisoners. Twenty supporters of the Books For Prisoners campaign have signed a ...Economic Voice, 2 weeks ago
You're Convinced You'll Never Find Anyone Who Will Really Love You The House of Mirth , by Edith Wharton: Lily Bart thinks it's beneath her to marry the man she truly cares about, Lawrence Selden. From then on, every decision she makes only leads ...The New Republic Online, 3 weeks ago
Reviewed by Michael Dalton Why have you come back here? Max Morden is asked when he returns to a house filled with painful childhood memories. I don't know, he answers wearily. In The Sea , a low-key drama screening at this year's British Film ...Media Culture.org.au, 3 weeks ago
Emily Temple It is a truth universally acknowledged that reading is good for you. Not only does it work wonders for your empathy and increase your brain-power, it's one of the most ...MSN South Africa, 3 weeks ago
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