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Book Review: The Ensemble

How do you remain your own person when you are one part of a whole? Aja Gabel’s debut novel delves into the intimate lives of the players in a string quartet.…

Book Review: Circe

Madeline Miller’s follow-up novel to The Song of Achilles uses a wealth of sources to tell a compelling and accessible tale of Greek mythology’s leg…

Book Review: Staying

Staying is a moving memoir from Jessie Cole, exploring the effects of grief on family and the individual.…

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Wham Bam Thank You FRAN

The Feminist Renewal Art Network (FRAN) will soon mark the 40th anniversary of The Women’s Show — an Australia-first open festival of women’s art. The Adelaide …

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Review: Slumber

From the advertising material, you’d be forgiven for believing that Slumber is a choose-your-own-adventure murder circus. Buyer beware: this show does not deliv…

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Quiet Achiever: Wakefield Press

“They say the world’s generally reading two novels, and to actually get books into the public gaze – especially from Adelaide – is incredibly difficult,” says M…

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Book Review: The Good People

Nineteenth–century Ireland, not Iceland, is the setting for Hannah Kent’s new novel. Once again, we find ourselves in a remote village where life is dictated by…

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