Rather than treating poetry as optional added extra at school, it should be central to the subject of English.
- by Gabrielle Carey
Meg Bignell celebrates the benefits to be had from singing in a choir.
- by Jessie Tu
What prompts thriller authors to start their books? BAD Sydney’s online festival asked five about their latest books.
- by Jane Sullivan
Of Marsupials and Men and 52 Ways to Walk lead our wrap of new book reviews.
- by Lucy Sussex and Steven Carroll
The Russian Revolution unleashed a period of civil war distinguished by its ferocity and terror.
- by Ian Cummins
The Australian writer quit the country after concerted attacks on her views. Now she reflects on that and other matters in Talking About a Revolution.
- by Declan Fry
More than 20 years after she died, Sandra Willson’s memoir of her long imprisonment has been published.
- by Jenna Price
In a plot twist no one saw coming, award-winning author Delia Owens is currently wanted for questioning over a 1995 murder case.
- by Thomas Mitchell
The State Library hosted last drinks on Wednesday in honour of author Frank Moorhouse, who died last month aged 83.
- by Helen Pitt
Paul Fischer’s book investigates the mysterious death of film pioneer Louis Le Prince.
- by Tom Ryan