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Sarah Maddison: Beyond White Guilt (video)
In this Lunchbox/Soapbox, author and academic Sarah Maddison tackles the issue of mainstream Australia’s unacknowledged, unresolved guilt over the brutality of white settlement over two centuries ago — as well as its poor relationship with the indigenous population now. How can we redress injustice and convert our awareness of the past into a productive force?
The challenge, Maddison says, is an adaptive one —…
Cooking Up High Pressure Books
Food writing always seems so glamorous, but editor Rebecca Seal lifts the lid on the less steamy side of cookbooks in a piece for the Guardian.
While editing A Year in the Kitchen with Britain’s Favourite Chefs, it sounds like she did hard labour remembering that she “washed up more than 500 times” over the course of the book’s many photo shoots…
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