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The Late Great: Patrick White (video)
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A novel manuscript entitled ‘The Hanging Garden’, unfinished at the time of its author Patrick White’s death, is set to be published in 2012 to mark the centenary of the author’s death. White stipulated in his will that the manuscript be destroyed, but his literary executor, Barbara Mobbs, took a decade to decide to disregard his instructions. The handwritten manuscript…
Lightning Source to Print-on-Demand in Melbourne
The print-on-demand options for Australian small publishers and authors looking to self-publish are set to broaden from the middle of the year. Print-on-demand specialist Lightning Source has announced that Melbourne will be the location of its fifth global facility. According to Wikipedia, the company, a subsidiary of Ingram Content Group, is the world’s leading provider of print-on-demand manufacturing and distributing services. A Lightning Source…
‘Gatsby’ House To Go, But Gatsby Lives Again
A Long Island mansion believed to have inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s description of Daisy Buchanan’s abode is set to be razed. In the novel, the house is in East Egg and faces Gatsby’s palace in West Egg. In real life, the 1902 property is in Sands Point, has 25 rooms and is set to be demolished because of rising land taxes and maintenance costs…
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