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Each Monday morning you'll receive info on the week's upcoming events, our best and freshest new multimedia, and previews of events and presenters from our program.
We share the latest news in book-to-film adaptations, from the inevitable acquiring of Donna Tartt's *The Goldfinch* to the more surprising news about Jack Black starring in a *Goosebumps* movie., **Anthony Morris** asks the eternal question: why can't creators leave their much-loved characters alone once the story has clearly ended? Are they attempting to retain authorial control - and to stave off the alternate lives and imagined endings of fan-fiction writers? And when does fan service start to feel like exploitation?, **David Donaldson** traces the rise of the author's identity in publishing, looking at the place of anonymity in literature, from Homer and Austen to J.K. Rowling/Robert Galbraith and political novels like *Primary Colors* and Visit the world's coolest bookstores … vicariously. Find out the origin of werewolves (and similar beast-human hybrids) around the world. Find out six things a debut author learned from being published. And celebrate Richard Flanagan's longlisting for the Man Booker, for *Narrow Road to the Deep North*, and two wins: Kristina Olsson winning the Kibble for *Boy, Lost* and Kate Richards winning the Dobbie for *Madness: A Memoir*.
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Judging a book by its cover, A kind of 'cloud atlas', abstraction from the Big Apple and Tim Minchin portrait wins Archibald prize
Tim Flannery, curator of the 2010 Deakin Lecture Series, at Copenhagen. and up close encounters with Seamus Heaney
Singing the praises of the VPLAs... es. and Listen to audio of 'Is Australian Democracy Broken?'
Huckleberry Finn as "America without its make-up on", Paris Review promo video that makes dessert of the literary journal, Dirk Gently Makes the Small Screen and Classic video of the crossword inker