Children's book illustrator and artist Bronwyn Bancroft speaks to Leesa Lambert about the stories and ideas behind he...
Children's book illustrator Freya Blackwood chats with Leesa Lambert at the Children's Book Festival 2013.
Lili Wilkinson and guest Ailsa Piper explore Ray Lawler's Australian classic, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll.
This edition of Texts in the City features Lili Wilkinson and Laura Carroll discussing Jane Austen's Persuasion.
In this very special event, acclaimed novelist J.M. Coetzee reads from his new book, The Childhood of Jesus.
Martin Flanagan and James Ley discuss an Australian classic - Henry Lawson's short story The Drover's Wife.
Tony Birch and Josephine Rowe explore Raymond Carver's 1976 short story collection, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?
Danny Katz, Shalini Akhil and Arnold Zable reflect on their personal experiences of making Australia home.
Tony Birch and Corrie Perkin discuss Colm Tóibín's Brooklyn.
Geordie Williamson explains his passion for Australian literature's past masters. With Sarah L'Estrange.
Author David Shields speaks to Sally Heath about his wildly inventive manifesto, Reality Hunger.
As part of SPUNC's Independent Publishing Conference, Tim Coronel spells out the future of Australian publishing as h...
Ramona Koval is joined by Peter Craven, who offers his considered thoughts on Patrick White's classic novel Voss.
Critic Kerryn Goldsworthy discusses Helen Garner's iconic book Monkey Grip with Ramona Koval.
Brooklyn author Chad Harbach discusses debut novel The Art of Fielding's mirrors to his own life, with Jenny Niven.
Ruby J Murray is joined by *Australian Book Review* editor Peter Rose to discuss *Ransom*, David Malouf's reworking o...
Toni Jordan joins Ruby Murray to discuss the historical fiction of Geraldine Brooks' Year of Wonders.
In the series debut, Ramona Koval and Michael Williams explore the generous historical voice of Watkin Tench.
Alain de Botton brings his light touch and intellectual pirouettes to the topic of religion and its atheistic utility.
Roland Harvey and Alison Lester discuss collaboration, research, style and subversion in the world of picture books.
Elliot Perlman talks about his new novel The Street Sweeper, writing 20th century histories and his return to Melbourne.
Key figures in the TV adaptation of Christos Tsiolkas' novel The Slap discuss its journey from page to screen.
Jane Gleeson-White traces double entry bookkeeping from monastic origins to its place at the heart of capitalism.
UK journalist Jon Ronson talks psychopathy, sleuthing and having a fragile sense of certainty with Sam Pang.
The Meanjin Tournament of Books pits classic against classic in search of the Great Australian Novel.
Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu announces the 21 titles that make up this year's award shortlist.
Join Ramona Koval as she explores the food flights of Frank Camorra, Elizabeth Chong and Stephanie Alexander.
Tony Birch joins Tony Wilson to talk about difference, conflict and reconciliation in Kate Grenville's celebrated novel.
Playwright and writer Lorin Clarke joins Tony Wilson to discuss Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men.
Matthia Dempsey and Jenny Niven examine the 17th century plague drama, Year Of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks.
Emmett Stinson joins Jenny Niven to discuss the ambiguous, open-ended Great Short Works of Edgar Allan Poe.
ABR editor Peter Rose joins Jenny Niven for Texts in the City. This week, it's Ransom by David Malouf.
Acclaimed author David Mitchell joins Jenny Niven for an illuminating, non sequitur-filled appearance at the Athenaeum.
Jenny Niven and publisher Louise Swinn examine Steven Amsterdam's VCE-listed text, Things We Didn't See Coming.
Recent developments in publishing threaten editors' roles - but they shouldn't, argues Mandy Brett.
Tanner and Megalogenis explore politics and the media, values and pragmatism, and Tanner's new book Sideshow.
Jenny Niven and Peter Mews explore the layered fiction of Yann Martel's Man Booker-winning novel, Life of Pi.
Barry Otto and Tony Wilson explore Louis Nowra's play Cosi, part of our Texts in the City series.
In the first Meanland event for 2011, a panel of retailers, industry insiders and editors discuss how book selling is...
Musicians Ali McGregor, Richard Gill and Shane Howard talk about their favourite books with Radio National's Ramona K...
Sisters Maryanne Confoy, Janette Gray and Mary Coloe talk about their reading habits with ABC Radio National's Sarah ...
Rebecca Starford, Gideon Haigh, Peter Craven and Hilary McPhee examine the challenges of quality Australian literary ...
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