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Topic: Peter Carey
Media briefs: media censors Charlie Hebdo … Bolt reads Proust … mystical advice …

Media briefs: media censors Charlie Hebdo … Bolt reads Proust … mystical advice …

Is the press brave enough to print Charlie Hebdo's covers? It seems not. And other media tidbits of the day.

Carey’s Fairfax plea … journos turn on subs … SMH mistaken identity …

Carey’s Fairfax plea … journos turn on subs … SMH mistaken identity …

In today's Media Briefs: Peter Carey's message to Fairfax ... Journos blame their subs -- on Twitter ... The Bryce ain't right ... Reporters in line for copyright windfall ... and more

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.

Writing tips from Peter Carey: train, practise, stretch every day

Writing tips from Peter Carey: train, practise, stretch every day

Author Peter Carey dishes out advice for wannabe scribes, comparing the training and dedication needed in writing to that of a professional sportsperson. Plus, stop watching TV. Or looking at the internet. Uh oh.

Readers have nothing to fear from the Productivity Commission

Readers have nothing to fear from the Productivity Commission

“The country’s most articulate lobby” they were called yesterday: the array of writers aligned against deregulation of Australia’s $2.5b book industry. Really? asks Bernard Keane.