Australian politics, society & culture

Literature

April 2014

Out to where storytelling does not reach

April 2014

It was once ‘somewhat common' to bind books with human skin

Trans. Christopher Moncrieff; Alma Classics; $19.99

Robert Musil’s ‘The Confusions of Young Master Törless’

February 2014

Is the news replacing literature?

February 2014

Writers into saints

January 2014

No, Jane Austen was not a game theorist

December 2013

Being nice isn't really so awful

December 2013

State surveillance of personal data is theft, say world's leading authors

  Memories of a friend and mentor

Vale Doris Lessing

November 2013

Who's afraid of Marcel Proust?

November 2013

Doris Lessing, Nobel-winning writer, dies at 94

October 2013

Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

October 2013

Eleanor Catton, the youngest Booker prize winner, with the longest book

October 2013

Margaret Atwood: Alice Munro's road to Nobel literature prize was not easy

October 2013

The problem of female beauty

September 2013

The storytellers

September 2013

Conversations with John le Carré

September 2013

On writers and drinkers