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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...
2014/10/20 23:48
2014/10/20 23:48
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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...
2014/10/13 17:42
2014/10/13 17:42
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The celebrated Australian novelist Peter Carey has politely criticised the decision to expand this year's Man Booker prize for the first time to US writers. Carey - who has won the Booker twice...
2014/10/13 12:13
2014/10/13 12:13
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... you been inside the palace?” the ad reads. “The Queen is reportedly upset that her staff bring dates they’ve met on Grindr back to the palace. If you have a story about being invited inside,...
2014/10/13 10:42
2014/10/13 10:42
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English literary life has a peculiar resilience. Despite last year’s predictions of imminent meltdown, the global, new-look Man Booker prize (which is announced on Tuesday) is spookily similar to its...
2014/10/13 04:26
2014/10/13 04:26
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Harrower’s fiction brilliantly portrays the charismatic bully and those who submit to him.Credit Illustration by Riccardo Vecchio The Australian novelist Elizabeth Harrower, who is eighty-six and...
2014/10/12 00:29
2014/10/12 00:29
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RICHARD Flanagan imagines becoming just the fourth Australian to win the Man Booker literature prize would feel like being in a car crash. THE Tasmanian is one of six writers in the running for the...
2014/10/08 06:50
2014/10/08 06:50
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Morris Lurie in 2006. Photo: Sandy Scheltma Melbourne novelist Morris Lurie, best-known for his novel Rappaport, died on Wednesday morning. He was 75 and had cancer. His most recent book,...
2014/10/06 18:12
2014/10/06 18:12
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This is the first, and probably the most popular, of Faulkner’s Yoknapatawpha County stories, a short, dark and compelling novel set in what he called “my apocryphal county”, a fictional rendering of...
2014/10/05 14:01
2014/10/05 14:01
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This interview was carried out in Spanish for Meanjin between 16 September and 2 October 2013; translated by John William Wilkinson, with additional translation by Elvira Quintana. JOHN WILLIAM...
2014/10/20 23:48
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