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Articles by Angela Meyer

Where is David Bowie now? Surprise new Berlin single reviewed

David Bowie’s re-emergence is sneaky, surprising and very exciting, as the artist has been very quiet since his worldwide tour a decade ago. Angela Meyer reviews his new album The Next Day.

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Make some time for the classics

Angela Meyer, of Crikey’s books blog Literary Minded, is going to read 20 classic, modern-classic or cult books in 2011. All book-lovers have gaps in their reading — will you join her in catching up?

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Read about a Utopian Man

Edward Cole was the forward-thinking, optimistic and eccentric founder of Cole’s Book Arcade. He lived a colourful life, and Lisa Lang’s book Utopian Man captures it beautifully.

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Interview with author Peter Goldsworthy

Angela Meyer talks to Peter Goldsworthy about his new book Gravel — a collection of amusing and moving short stories — and how to maintain a “perfect balance” in life for crafting good writing.

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In this play, you are the star

You walk into a café. You take a seat with a friend, or a stranger, and you put the headphones on. A voice instructs you through a series of short scenes where you inhabit certain roles. It’s all part of Etiquette, a play where YOU are the star.

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Book review: Eleanor Catton’s The Rehearsal

New Zealand author Eleanor Catton’s debut novel The Rehearsal requires a bit of audience participation: the reader is all the roles, all the characters and all the actors, says Angela Meyer.

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Sense from chaos: a memoir born of pain

Literary Minded interviews Sarah Manguso on her memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, about life after being flattened by a rare neurological disorder and the inspiration she takes from Chekhov.

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Two writers who can’t stop winning awards

Literary Minded’s Angela Meyer recalls her interviews with writers Nam Le and Christos Tsiolkas in light of their recent awards.

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