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The Morning After - Making Models: The Collaborative Art of Wendy Ewald, The Somali Peace Band and Disarm
Peruvian Prize Winner From Out of Nowhere
Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has won the Nobel Prize for Literature for what judges have called “his cartography of structures of power and his trenchant images of the individual’s resistance, revolt, and defeat”.
Vargas Llosa wasn’t among the favourites for the prize, but the bookies usually get the winner wrong. The L Magazine could be crowing “I told you so“ as they noted…
Children’s Book Festival: the Recovery
If you pass the State Library lawns today and they seem to have a slightly crumpled look, you’re not hallucinating. It’s estimated that about 9,000 kids, parents and grandparents attended the Children’s Book Festival yesterday in overcast but mostly dry conditions, crushing every single one of those blades of grass. The event was a roaring success and we wish to thank everyone involved: our…
The Next Chapter 2018 Announcement: Benjamin Law and Sophie Black in conversation with the first recipients
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