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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.
The finalists for the Walkley Awards for Excellent in Journalism have been announced. Gary Shteyngart's *Little Failure* book your diary. An autistic boy becomes BFFs with Siri. Trolls, stalkers and authors versus readers online. And why women with ADHD are massively underdiagnosed., We speak to **Kate Richards**, author of *Madness: A Memoir* about why you should push your story further than you think you can, how literary theory can be taught but writing geniuses are born, and why you should read books that challenge you as a reader and challenge you as a writer., The Wheeler Centre's Jo Case speaks to **Maggie Mackellar**, author of *How to Get There* and *When it Rains*, about writing memoir, being in conversation with other books and writers, and why life writing is not cathartic. and While poring over cycling journals from the 1880s and 1890s, author **Greg Foyster** stumbled across some enlightening historical anecdotes about our city’s first ‘wheelmen’ and ‘wheelwomen’. Here, he shares how our cycling history should make us view the bicycle in a new light.
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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