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Australia’s Biggest Book Group
The State Library of Victoria is asking Victorians to help choose a book that describes the Victorian experience and can represent the state in the 2012 National Year of Reading ‘Our Story’ program.
Using reader voting, ‘Our Story’ will select one book from each Australian state and territory to form the reading list for Australia’s biggest book group. An independent selection committee in each…
Movie with High Expectations in Gestation
The conventional wisdom is that it’s usually wise to read the book before you see the film. But as filmmakers cast their sights further and further afield for inspiration, sometimes the film is definitely better than the book.
A case in point is news that a film is to be made of a how-to guide to pregnancy. Production company Lionsgate has announced that Kirk…
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