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During his Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellowship, **Chad Parkhill** was writing a critical essay that analyses Daft Punk’s 2001 album *Discovery* in terms of technology and temporality. In this extract, he looks at Daft Punk's use of disco samples, and traces the evolution of disco as a genre - and with it, DJ culture., **Elin-Maria Evangelista**'s novel *Esperanto for the Despairing* tells the story of a handful of Australians travelling to Stockholm for the 1934 world congress in Esperanto, a journey that will change their lives. Among other things, it looks at how learning an additional language impacts a diverse group of characters., 2014 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow **Christa Jonathan**'s *The Long Way Home* is a short-story cycle with illustrations that will be published as a series of themed zines. The work will be primarily based on travel writing and her experience growing up as Chinese-Indonesian and living in Melbourne. and How unlikely is the world's first for-profit mission to colonise Mars? Very. Daniel Handler's racist joke mars the National Book Awards. Hanna Rosin confronts former best friend Stephen Glass about his famous fabrications. Farewell to Mike Nichols. And a look at how books get their names.
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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