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Readings Presents podcast: The Demise of Australian Literary Reviewing - Kill Your Darlings event

by Andrew McDonald

On March 17 2010 the new literary journal Kill Your Darlings took over the Readings Carlton shop to discuss review culture in Australia.

The session entitled ‘Feeding the Hand that Bites: The Demise of Australian Literary Reviewing’ featured (above, from left) Kill Your Darlings’s editor Rebecca Starford, The Big Issue book editor Jo Case, Australian commentator Gideon Haigh and film reviewe…

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Readings Presents podcast: Anna Goldsworthy in conversation with Helen Garner

by Michelle Calligaro

Helen Garner gave a very warm introduction to Anna Goldsworthy’s new memoir Piano Lessons at the launch at Janet Clarke Hall in Melbourne.

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Readings Presents podcast: Jeff Sparrow in conversation with Jonathan Green

by Andrew McDonald

Jeff Sparrow talked about his book Killing: Misadventures in Violence with Crikey editor Jonathan Green at Readings Carlton on July 22 2009. Listen back to the event now.

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Readings Presents podcast: Annabel Crabb in conversation with George Megalogenis and Barrie Cassidy

by Andrew McDonald

Annabel Crabb had a very interesting, insightful and funny chat with George Megalogenis and Barrie Cassidy about her Quarterly Essay Stop At Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull at Cinema Nova.

Annabel signing copies of her Quarterly Essay in the Cinema Nova foyer.

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Readings Presents podcast: Philipp Meyer in conversation with David Bridie

by Andrew McDonald

Philipp Meyer, author of American Rust, was in the Carlton shop on May 26 in conversation with Melbourne muso David Bridie. Listen back to the event now.


Philipp Meyer and David Bridie at Readings Carlton

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Readings Presents podcast: Andrew Davidson in conversation with Prof. John Armstrong

by Andrew McDonald

Canadian author Andrew Davidson spoke to Professor John Armstrong on May 26 2009 at Readings Carlton about his debut book The Gargoyle.

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Readings Presents podcast: Christian Lander in conversation with Kenneth Nguyen

by Andrew McDonald

Christian Lander, of Stuff White People Like fame, was in conversation with Kenneth Nguyen from the Age in the Carlton shop on May 25 along with about 200 keen fans looking on. Relive the cosy event via the Readings Presents podcast.

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Readings Presents podcast: Alain de Botton in conversation with Michael Leunig

by Andrew McDonald

Philosophers Alain de Botton and Melbourne’s Michael Leunig were in conversation at Storey Hall in Melbourne on April 23, about Alain’s new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work. Listen to and relive the event again now!

Michael and Alain

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Readings Presents podcast: Steven Carroll

by Andrew McDonald

The Age’s Literary Editor Jason Steger chatted to 2008 Miles Franklin winner Steven Carroll about Steven’s new book The Lost Life on April 20 at Readings Carlton.

Steven and Jason.

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Readings Presents podcast: Linda Jaivin

by Andrew McDonald

Linda Jaivin was in the Carlton shop on March 25 where she talked about her new book A Most Immoral Woman and took questions from the audience.

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