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Portrait of Paul Keating

I try to use the Australian idiom to its maximum advantage.

Portrait of Osamah Sami

I wake up sometimes and I look in the mirror and I wonder: Is this the Iranian me? The Iraqi me? The Australian me? And I’m half-Kurdish as well.

Portrait of Ayelet Waldman

Love and marriage are about ... seeing someone for what he is, being disappointed and deciding to stick around anyway. They're about commitment and comfort, not some kind of sudden, hysterical recognition.

David Walliams in Conversation with Eddie Perfect

David Walliams and Eddie Perfect in conversation

Picture This: A Celebration of Children's Illustration

Jane Tanner, Sally Rippin, Marc Martin and host Oslo Davis come together to celebrate some of the books and illustrators who’ve changed lives with their wit, felt-tips and imaginary worlds.

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