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Has digital debunked the book fair?

With the pandemic closing down major events in the publishing industry, the virtual book fair offers advantages and challenges.

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Book review: The Last Woman in the World, Inga Simpson

A survivalist tale in the darkest days of the Anthropocene.

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$1 million donation to Stella Forever Fund

On its tenth anniversary, the literary foundation that supports women writers has received a significant boost.

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Translating the language of animals

Author Laura Jean McKay looks at the way we write about the environment as a way of understanding it while…

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Vale Doug MacLeod

MacLeod, whose career spanned children's books and musical theatre to television comedy, is much missed.

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Book review: Devotion, Hannah Kent

Hannah Kent’s stunning third book is a queer love story that transcends time and space.

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TV review: Books That Made Us

This ABC and Blackfella Films production tries to get books back on the box but focuses too much on celebrity.

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Writing Your Life Story on Zoom

Do you have a story to tell based on your own life or family history? How can you capture these…

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Book review: The Stoning, Peter Papathanasiou

Outback noir debut follows and diverges from the dusty trail set by Jane Harper's The Dry.

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Festival brings stories to your door

This year's Story Week will help bring art back to Sydney streets and beyond.

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