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Oz spoils Miles Franklin winner reveal

Myriam RobinAug 26, 2016

Battle stations at the Miles Franklin as the Oz tells everyone who won a day early.

Electing Abbott put 'principal lunatic in charge of the asylum': Tom Hughes

Electing Abbott put 'principal lunatic in charge of the asylum': Tom Hughes

Margot SavilleJun 30, 2016

Legal and political luminaries were out in force to see the 92-year-old.

Malcolm Turnbull, in cartoons

Malcolm Turnbull, in cartoons

CrikeyJun 24, 2016

How do Australia's finest cartoonists represent our Prime Minister?

It's time to kill parallel import restrictions

It's time to kill parallel import restrictions

Evan Mulholland Jun 23, 20168 Comments

Parallel import restrictions are a ridiculous protectionist holdover, and their time is up, writes Evan Mulholland, media and communications manager at the Institute of Public Affairs.

'A high-risk option': Turnbull born to rule, but for how long?

'A high-risk option': Turnbull born to rule, but for how long?

Margot SavilleDec 11, 20157 Comments

Many commentators think Malcolm Turnbull will be in residence at Kirribilli for many years to come. But Paddy Manning, the author of a new book on Turnbull, is not so sure ...

Publishers try to hold back the tide on parallel imports

Publishers try to hold back the tide on parallel imports

Myriam RobinNov 26, 20156 Comments

Publishers, predictably, want to keep Australia's restrictions on importing books as they are. But savvy customers and e-book sales mean it soon might not matter anyway.

Climate denier Ian Plimer takes on the people's Pope

Climate denier Ian Plimer takes on the people's Pope

Margot SavilleNov 24, 201515 Comments

Goodness gracious, Pope Francis thinks that stopping carbon emissions will help the poor, when everyone knows only coal and the free market will do that.

Proof in the pudding? Sydney's cookbook queen dethroned

Proof in the pudding? Sydney's cookbook queen dethroned

Myriam RobinJul 24, 20151 Comment

Julie Gibbs, the curator of many beloved cookbooks, is leaving her position as publishing director of Lantern.

Don't ask, don't tell: my year of non-disclosure agreements

Don't ask, don't tell: my year of non-disclosure agreements

CrikeyMay 5, 2015

After a string of literary rejections, Murray Middleton wins one of Australia's most prestigious literary awards -- and isn't allowed to tell anybody about it.

The best-read politicians in Canberra, or how to spend $3000 on publications in just six months

The best-read politicians in Canberra, or how to spend $3000 on publications in just six months

Myriam Robin and Mahalia DobsonJan 7, 20159 Comments

Who spent the most on books and newspapers in Parliament House? Crikey reporter Myriam Robin and intern Mahalia Dobson investigate.

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