Bibliophiles have occupational hazards, too.
Oslo Davis is an illustrator and cartoonist who has drawn for a number of publications worldwide, including the New York Times, the Age, Meanjin and the Guardian.
Oslo Davis is an illustrator, cartoonist and artist who has drawn for a number of organisations worldwide, including the New York Times, the Age, the Monthly, Meanjin, SBS and the Guardian.
Boys Will Be Boys Clubs / Sexual & gender politics
Novelist Amanda Craig has contended that the best female writers of her generation “worked in the shadow of the Amis-McEwan-Barnes-Rushdie generation” with “many of the worst omissions are, predictably, women”.
Craig goes on to list several female novelists - including Liz Jensen and Pat Ferguson, who “has since been unable to find a mainstream publisher despite her dark, dazzling novels being highly readable and…
Failing to Succeed: Australian Writers on Their Best Worst Failures / Biography & memoir
By Jo Case
The Gift of Reading / Books, reading & writing
By Alex Landragin
On the occasion in the UK of World Book Day (previously mentioned here) the Guardian asked 45 writers to nominate which books they like to give away. They received some fascinating replies. Salman Rushdie likes to give The Arabian Nights; John Lanchester likes to give Denis Johnson’s short story collection Jesus' Son; for William Boyd, it’s Nabokov’s unsurpassed puzzle, Pale Fire…