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Dead Europe the Movie
Christos Tsiolkas' 2005 book Dead Europe is to be made into a film, Inside Film reports. The book’s plot follows protagonist Isaac as he’s besieged by his Greek heritage when he makes a trip to Europe and discovers his familiy’s curse.
Beginning production in 2011, the film will be directed by Tony Krawitz, best known for his production Jewboy. It will be a…
Booksellers and Readers Have Reason to Hope
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It was standing room only at our recent Meanland event on future directions for books and bookshops. Chaired by incoming Meanjin editor Sally Heath and featuring presenters Chris Flynn, Corrie Perkin, Jo Case and Michael Webster, the discussion canvassed a wide array of anxieties and hopes for the future of books and the shops that sell them. Despite the rapid…
Vale Di Gribble
Family and friends are gathering this morning to mourn the loss of Diana Gribble AM, one of the pre-eminent figures in the local and national publishing industry over recent decades.
Detail of a portrait of Di Gribble sourced from ArtsHub
Many tributes and obituaries have been published in the days since Di passed away of cancer last week at the age of 69. The…
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