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2014/10/24 15:13
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Signed copies of Booker Prize-winning books sell like hot cakes says rare book dealer. BOOKER PRICES Clever you if you bought The Narrow Road to the Deep North and asked Richard Flanagan to sign it...
2014/10/24 15:13
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2014/10/24 13:48
2014/10/24 13:48
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Double Booker winner Peter Carey was always unimpressed by the decision to open the prize up to US authors. “I find it unimaginable that the Pulitzer or the National Book Award would ever open their...
2014/10/24 08:27
2014/10/24 08:27
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Secrets and betrayal in Peter Carey's Amnesia Peter Carey's latest novel, Amnesia, delves into the nature of computer hacking and what it means for Australia and the world. The central character Gaby...
2014/10/24 00:50
2014/10/24 00:50
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Twice upon a time: 10 fictional characters who are given a novel of their own As Diana Souhami’s new novel Gwendolen takes up the story of George Eliot’s character from Daniel Deronda, we bring you 10...
2014/10/23 22:12
2014/10/23 22:12
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IT’S unanimous – every Ballarat Football League club wants a player points system introduced as soon as possible. IT’S unanimous – every Ballarat Football League club wants a player points system...
2014/10/23 19:27
2014/10/23 19:27
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MORRIS LURIE, 1938-2014 Morris Lurie was a writer's writer. Not an author of best-sellers and at times even drifting into obscurity during his long career, he was nevertheless highly regarded in...
2014/10/22 13:46
2014/10/22 13:46
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GOUGH Whitlam was lucky his government was sacked in 1975. To our cultural elite, that turned him from a failure to a martyr. That allowed the ruin he caused to gradually become obscured by the giant...
2014/10/21 21:15
2014/10/21 21:15
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... literature is full of awards: Orange Prize, Whitbread Literary Award, Nobel Literature Prize and Man Booker Prize to name a few. Last two of the list stand alone, of course, with much...
2014/10/20 23:48
2014/10/20 23:48
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Conspiracy theorist? Author Peter Carey. Photo: Steven Siewert In the 45 minutes we spend talking about his new novel Amnesia, Peter Carey reels off a long list of United States government...
2014/10/19 07:49
2014/10/19 07:49
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How the poignant novel, The Narrow Road To The Deep North, was inspired by the infamous Thailand-Burma Death Railway of WWII. Richard Flanagan has red rimmed eyes and an air of suspended bewilderment...
2014/10/17 15:13
2014/10/17 15:13
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Within minutes of being named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Wednesday, Richard Flanagan was asked to comment on the Australian government's environmental and energy policies and told the...
2014/10/17 14:24
2014/10/17 14:24
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Outspoken: Richard Flanagan did not hold back in his criticism of the federal government. Photo: Rodger Cummins Within minutes of being named winner of the Man Booker Prize in London on Wednesday,...
2014/10/16 21:37
2014/10/16 21:37
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Zing! Of course, anyone who has actually been to the land of Oz would know that that's not true. The daughter of an Australian, I lived there for a little while, and all anybody seemed to do was put...
2014/10/15 13:29
2014/10/15 13:29
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TASMANIAN author Richard Flanagan has wasted no time since winning one of the world’s best literary prizes, slamming Prime Minister Tony Abbott for his environmental policies, saying he was “ashamed”...
2014/10/15 03:02
2014/10/15 03:02
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Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April. Tuesday marked six months since...
2014/10/15 00:06
2014/10/15 00:06
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Australian novelist Richard Flanagan won the Man Booker Prize for “The Narrow Road to the Deep North,” a novel based on his father’s experience as a prisoner of war in World War II. Flanagan, whose...
2014/10/14 21:59
2014/10/14 21:59
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Australian writer Peter Carey, twice winner of the Booker prize, has criticised the decision to open up the award to Americans for the first time, claiming that the old Commonwealth-only version had a...
2014/10/14 21:12
2014/10/14 21:12
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After all the furore surrounding the admittance of Americans to the Man Booker prize, this year's award has gone to a writer from Tasmania, Richard Flanagan. He's the fifth Australian winner -...
2014/10/14 13:09
2014/10/14 13:09
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... In a Free State by VS Naipaul Reviewed by Elizabeth Berridge VS Naipaul, that gifted and versatile writer who understands the expatriate so well, has turned his attention to certain aspects of...
2014/10/14 01:09
2014/10/14 01:09
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Her nearest sales rival is Ali Smith’s How To Be Both, available only in hardback and released more recently, with a mere 4,669 copies sold. They are followed by Richard Flanagan’s The Narrow Road To...
2014/10/24 15:13
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