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New Chapter of Grief in Plath-Hughes story

Crikey April 12, 2009

Nicholas Hughes preferred discussing the finer points of ice fishing than the writings of his parents. And yet after his suicide, it is Sylvia and Ted who will define his legacy, as least for literary scholars.

Pride and Prejudice … and zombies

Crikey April 10, 2009

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you produce a novel with Pride & Prejudice in the title, it will become a bestseller. Even if it involves the undead.

Dymocks: throwing the book at parallel importing

Jeff Sparrow April 9, 2009

There’s something a little coy about Dymocks' current campaign for the parallel importation of books into Australia.

The art of an unravelling relationship

Crikey April 9, 2009

Turner's Paintbox by Paul Morgan is a worthy companion to Annie Hall, if not quite so witty. And the chapters are named after colours in the paintbox.

Latest review of book imports: a completely unsatisfying read

Crikey April 8, 2009

The Productivity Commission believes it does not actually need figures and hard evidence to properly review the restrictions on parallel imports on books, writes Danielle Clode.