The Fifth Estate
In Books, reading & writing·Thursday, 13th January 2011
By George Dunford
New York Times columnist Pamela Paul is tired of the snubbing that young adult (YA) fiction gets.
Guest post by Sue Williams
By Jon Tjhia
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Former Victorian Police Commissioner Christine Nixon delivered last Thursday’s Lunchbox/Soapbox on the subject of leadership. Comparing what she argued are old and new models of leadership, Nixon stressed that qualities such as independence, lateral thinking and openness to the needs of others are key to leadership in a progressive society. She also acknowledged the reluctance of some to leave behind…