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Razer: why mid-range supermarkets play Coldplay

Razer: why mid-range supermarkets play Coldplay

Helen Razer January 27, 2017 23 Comments

"What music makes you feel sad enough to want a chocolate but not to actually kill yourself?"

The compliment sandwich, or how Australian literary book reviews really are too nice

The compliment sandwich, or how Australian literary book reviews really are too nice

Myriam Robin December 16, 2016

Academic says Australian Review of Books doesn't do critical reviews -- ABR says it does, with a juicy example.

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Some friendly advice to Tony Abbott on writing his next book

Irfan Yusuf November 24, 2016 1 Comment

Take it from a Muslim, Tony, you need to come to terms with gay marriage.

Unmasking Elena Ferrante: if you’re keeping a secret, stay away from memoir

Unmasking Elena Ferrante: if you’re keeping a secret, stay away from memoir

Myriam Robin October 4, 2016 1 Comment

Claudio Gatti says Elena Ferrante violated her own privacy before he did.

Turnbull calls journalism a ‘romantic business’, as Mitchell betrays his sources

Turnbull calls journalism a ‘romantic business’, as Mitchell betrays his sources

Margot Saville September 30, 2016 4 Comments

A veritable who's who of Australian figures turned up to listen to Malcolm Turnbull blow smoke up Chris Mitchell's arse.

A night of right-wing radical rage with the ACL and friends

A night of right-wing radical rage with the ACL and friends

Margot Saville September 28, 2016 7 Comments

Toowoomba doctor David van Gend launched his controversial anti-marriage equality book last night to the fanfare of some old, white suburbanites.

Rupert Murdoch through the eyes of one of his most loyal editors

Rupert Murdoch through the eyes of one of his most loyal editors

Myriam Robin September 15, 2016 7 Comments

Rupert Murdoch likes editors with ideas, but he fills the commercial side with 'yes men', according to Chris Mitchell.

Brisbane Writers Festival knew what they were getting with Lionel Shriver

Brisbane Writers Festival knew what they were getting with Lionel Shriver

Helen Razer September 13, 2016 23 Comments

The Brisbane Writers Festival wanted Lionel Shriver to make a controversial speech. She did. Then the festival hung her out to dry.

Oz spoils Miles Franklin winner reveal

Myriam Robin August 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 Saville June 30, 2016

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