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What we’re reading: Fiona Wright, Miles Allinson and Charlotte Wood

Each week we bring you a sample of the books we’re reading, the films we’re watching, the television shows we’re hooked on or the music we’re loving. Jason Austin is reading The Three by Sarah Lotz

The supernatural thriller is a genre that I could never live without. Whenever I am feeling disenchanted by whatever I am reading, I often regres…

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Highlights from our October event program

Events Manager Chris Gordon shares her top five picks from our September event calendar. Alex Miller on The Simplest Words

We are delighted to have award-winning author Alex Miller and his wife Stephanie joining us on the very day his latest work is released. The Simplest Words is a selection of short pieces – both fiction and non-fiction – fr…

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Which recipe is the best from The Great Australian Cookbook?

Yesterday we roadtested some recipes from an excellent new cookbook: The Great Australian Cookbook. Four of our staff selected recipes and two of our staff acted as judges in a bid to find the best one. Here are the results. Stella Charls made Pierre Khodja’s Couscous with Peas & Mint (pg. 210)

I’m pretty besotted with this cookbook. I th…

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