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Q&A with Nadia Dalbuono

Our crime specialist Fiona Hardy talks with Nadia Dalbuono about her writing process, Italy and her debut crime novel.

You’ve spent the past fifteen years travelling the world as a documentarian for various companies in the UK. Were you scribbling story ideas in your downtime while on location, or has writing fiction been a recent creative purs…

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Preparing the exhibition: Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage

Anaïs Lellouche is the curator of the world-first exhibition, Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage, now showing at the State Library of Victoria until Thursday 9 November. Here she talks on what it was like to prepare for the exhibition.

This exhibition began with a research trip to Paris, London and to Hugo’s incredible museum, Hau…

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Our top ten bestsellers of the week

This House of Grief: The Story of a Murder Trial by Helen Garner A Rightful Place: Race, Recognition and a More Complete Commonwealth (Quarterly Essay 55) by Noel Pearson The Children Act by Ian McEwan Plenty More by Yotam Ottolenghi (available in-store Friday 26 September) Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami T

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