The new Wordsmith exhibition combines an eclectic and diverse mix of words and art.
Comedy and tragedy are part of the same mixed bag. So why are we surprised when things turn sad?
During her career, Anne Summers has built up a most eclectic résumé accents are required on words that can be mistaken for others including stints as editor-in-chief of Ms. magazine, running the Hawke government’s Office of the Status of Women and taking the reins as deputy president of the Powerhouse Museum.
The Most Dangerous Book, the Battle for James Joyce's Ulysses by Kevin Birmingham. Head of Zeus, 420pp. $39.95
Outside a primary school in Sydney’s inner west on a summer afternoon, a young detective is closely watching a senior colleague and his wife drop off their daughter across the road.
Paul Kalina’s ridiculously brief and subjective guide to great TV title sequences.
Television's title sequences have earned their own cult status. From the tumbling hero of Mad Men to the ever-changing landscape of Game of Thrones. In the wake of this week’s Emmy win for Australian Patrick Clair, for True Detective, the teams behind the titles step into the spotlight.
The new Doctor draws every day and credits his wife with a career that has reached new heights (and time dimensions).
Reviewer Peter Pierce finds Mai Al-Nakib's debut story collection The Hidden Light of Objects to be an assured, bold yet somewhat melancholic work.
Nicholas Brown's History of Canberra is charming, concise but also unnervingly familiar, writes Ian Warden.