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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.
Has foodie culture gone too far? (A leading food critic thinks so.) Is gluten avoidance sensible, or a fad? Five Indigenous writers whose books are must-reads. Windowless planes are coming. And William Gibson predicts the future, again., We speak to arts writer and critic Chris Boyd about why dwelling on a 'shocker of a show' tends to amplify a negative opinion, why being paid for writing means you're talented (according to Stephen King), and being influenced by Andrea Dworkin's *Intercourse*., **Peter Carey** speaks to **Michael Williams** about his new novel *Amnesia*, his school days at Geelong Grammar and Monash, the Australian character, and how he used Julian Assange as a springboard for creating his activist hacker, Gaby Baillieux. and In the week after Gough Whitlam's death, **Peter Carey** spoke at length to **Michael Williams** about remembering the Dismissal, why he doesn't like the term 'conspiracy theory', and why America had an interest in the Whitlam government's demise - and might have been involved.
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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