Tag: stephen orr

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The last man in Adelaide

Reflecting on truth, politics and George Orwell, novelist Stephen Orr asks: why do governments need to advertise like brand-name fashion accessories and junk fo…

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A tale of a lit city

Novelist Stephen Orr had this crazy dream that Adelaide could become the next UNESCO City of Literature. Too bad it was just fantasy……

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Lessons from the Stasi

Our fascination with East Germany and Berlin has never been greater but there are lessons to remember from the German Democratic Republic and the State’s brutal…

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Extract: Stephen Orr’s The Hands

Adelaide writer Stephen Orr’s latest novel The Hands (Wakefield Press) is an acclaimed Australian pastoral about the Wilkie family and their need to make a livi…

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Publishing is a marginal business. Profits are slim. Book types do it because they believe in the word, the sentence, the idea. That a city, a state, should lea…

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