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A homemade algorithm chooses every book I read

How a monumental to-read list turned into a spreadsheet that randomly selects books

Helen Garner’s lockdown diaries, 2021

Notes from Melbourne as the pandemic persists

The orchid eye

The strange and beautiful world of orchids and how they’ve seduced us

A fisherman’s lament

A solo road trip back to harsh realities

The coast road

A daughter’s cross-border journey of memories and grief during the pandemic

The moment of reckoning

Any addressing of parliament’s abuse, misogyny and sexism must also tackle its racism

The artist formerly known as bin Laden

Conversations with Omar bin Laden about art, cowboys and growing up the son of the world’s most notorious terrorist

Sikh and ye shall find

The psychedelic origins of a popular yoga blessing

Newfound poems

Previously unpublished work from the giant of Australian poetry

Hanging on the telephone

What happens when kids encounter a landline