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Crossing J.M. Coetzee's range of well-known writerly interests, including Beckett, with essays on Australian writers including Gerald Murnane, Patrick White and Les Murray. The subjects covered range from Daniel Defoe in the early eighteenth century to Coetzee's contempora... read more

Late Essays: 2006-2017
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The shape of the family tree has changed irrevocably in recent decades, and there is hardly such a thing as a 'typical dad' anymore (though dad jokes, like cockroaches, never seem to die). From the grim archetype of the emotionally distant father, to the bumbling man-child who's ... read more

Father Figures
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Series:Granta: the Magazine of New Writing
Reading Level:General Adult

We know how the brain works, but do we understand the mind? In an age when we are finally taking mental health as seriously as physical health, this issue of Granta explores the conscious self: how it perceives, judges and lives in the world. With new fiction, reportage, poetry, photography, and art addressing this topical issue.

Granta #140 : The Mind
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Series:Griffith REVIEW

Hope is at the heart of South Australia. More than any other state it has shaped its own destiny with large doses of vision and optimism. It has been less frightened of 'the vision thing' and demonstrated willingness to challenge prevailing sentiments, experimen... read more

Griffith Review 55: State of Hope
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The writer's life ...it's not an easy one. In the autumn issue of Meanjin Australian literary giant Frank Moorhouse describes the often-difficult path followed by those hardy souls who take 'the writer's oath'. For the man behind Days of Wine and Rage, Forty Seventeen, Dark ... read more

Meanjin Vol 76 No 1
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Series:Oddly Modern Fairy Tales

The wolf is tricked by Red Riding Hood into strangling her grandmother and is subsequently arrested. Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella do not live happily ever after. And the fairies are saucy, angry, and capricious. Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned collects thirty-s... read more

Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition
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From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories ever told on their stages. All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Storytellers include the writers Marlon James and Christina... read more

The Moth: All These Wonders
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Each edition of Award Winning Australian Writing represents approximately 50 Writing organisations and competitions around Australia that run short story and poetry writing competitions. A sample of those represented includes: Alan Marshall Short Story Awar... read more

Award Winning Australian Writing 2017
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Well, gentlemen, here's a tale that people have told time and again ...So begins the title story in this collection of fifty Sicilian folk and fairy tales edited and translated by noted folklore scholar Jack Zipes. But while som... read more

Catarina the Wise and Other Wondrous Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales
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"The Best Australian Stories anthology brings together Australia's most striking literary talents and provides a platform for those unpublished gems. This year Stella Prize-winning author Charlotte Wood takes the helm, putting together yet another enchanting col... read more

The Best Australian Stories 2016
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'Words connect the visible track to the invisible thing ...like a fragile makeshift bridge cast across the void' With imagination and wit, Italo Calvino sought to define the virtues of the great literature of the past in order to shape the values of the future. Hi... read more

Six Memos For The Next Millennium
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