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Courtenay vs. Carey

Courtenay vs. Carey

Crikey readers weigh in on the Bryce Courtenay vs. Peter Carey stoush. Plus, Helen Thomas, Xstrata and readers give their take on the US economy.

Peter Carey’s a snob: Bryce Courtenay in defence of popular storytelling

Peter Carey’s a snob: Bryce Courtenay in defence of popular storytelling

"Peter Carey is a perfect example of that kind of inane literacy snobbery,” Bryce Courtenay tells Crikey, in defence of popular culture and “show-offs” like the Booker Prize winner he says have hijacked the cultural debate.