Liane Moriarty: Apples Never Fall
Following international acclaim for her novels and their award-winning TV adaptations, Australian star Liane Moriarty returns to Melbourne to discuss her latest novel, Apples Never Fall.
Moriarty’s nine internationally bestselling novels include Truly Madly Guilty, Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers – the latter two of which have produced critically celebrated television adaptations starring Nicole Kidman, Meryl…
State of the (Writing) Nation: Alice Pung
The State of the (Writing) Nation is Writers Victoria’s annual address from a prominent Australian writer. It's a chance to reflect on what's happening and where we're heading in Australian literature and publishing. Award-winning novelist, memoirist and editor Alice Pung will give the 2021 address.
William Hazlitt wrote that ‘the smallest pain in our little finger causes us more concern…
John Safran: Puff Piece
Cigarettes are rapidly falling out of favour with everyone from policy-makers to smokers themselves. Philip Morris – the company behind Marlboro – have made ‘a dramatic decision’: they are ceasing operations as a cigarette company and relaunching as a health enterprise, dedicated to convincing the one billion smokers of the world to quit. Enter the ever-curious John Safran, the writer…
Working with Words: Jazz Money
We spoke to Jazz Money, author of how to make a basket, about the influences and collaborative approach that define her writing.
Melbourne City Reads – Miles Allinson: In Moonland
Set across present-day Melbourne, 1970s India and a not-too-distant future where climate change has ravaged both landscape and human hope, In Moonland is a portrait of one family across three generations, all grappling with their own mortality. This second novel from Melbourne writer Miles Allinson (Fever of Animals) has been praised by Helen Garner for its 'curious daring beauty’.
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