Poor and sparsely populated Portugal led other European nations in voyages of discovery.
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Karen Hardy Janita Cunnington talks about her late-found love of writing.
Michael Idato Who lives? Who dies? A glimpse of season six reveals a little about what the fate of several characters.
Michael Idato Disney, the US studio which owns the mega-hit Frozen, has unveiled the first details of the musical's journey from Hollywood to the Broadway stage.
Susan Wyndham Translator honoured by the French; a Jules Verne classic from Australia; new life for critics' prize
Linda Morris Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is already smashing records.
Jason Steger Tanner's home from home; optimism about print; when Dimitris met Laurie; and the PEN boss comes to town.
Mary Ward She put her foot in it.
Catherine Armitage Melbourne academic Benjamin Habib didn't think twice when he was invited to talk about North Korea's recent rocket launch on live TV. But it turned out to be "the worst public embarrassment of my career".