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‘Cloudstreet’ Takes Pride of Place
Poster of a Coffs Harbour Amateur Theatrical Society adaptation of Cloudstreet
A Perth-based fan of the Tim Winton classic Cloudstreet believes she’s narrowed the location of Tim Winton’s much-loved novel to the inner-city suburb of West Leederville. Heidi Ciriello has identified West Leederville’s Kimberley Street as the most likely location of the flaking mansion shared for two decades by the Pickles and Lambs.
Looking Ahead to 2011
The new year brings with it a fair share of crystal-balling about what the year ahead holds and according to the Independent the publishing industry has plenty of reasons to be cheerful.
In an article interviewing several publishing bigwigs, literary editor Boyd Tonkin believes in “the survival of a culture of the written word, whatever happens on the ever-stormy seas of technological innovation and…
Launch of Australian Book Review’s Online Edition
The Australian Book Review has launched on online edition. Although ABR has long had a website with magazine information and excerpts, the online edition marks a new stage in the magazine’s online presence, “an enhanced version of the magazine” that can be read on any web-browsing device. Access to ABR OE is available by purchasing a single issue, by annual subscription, or by paying…
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