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Shaun Micallef, author of Preincarnate, answers Ten Terrifying Questions

The Booktopia Book Guru asks Shaun Micallef author of Preincarnate Ten Terrifying Questions ———————————– 1. To begin with why don’t you tell us a little bit about yourself – where were you born? Raised? Schooled? Born in Adelaide. Raised by wolves. Schooled by Marist Brothers. 2. What did you want to be when you... Read more

by | October 18, 2010

Christina Stead, Henry Handel Richardson, Clive James, Germiane Greer

Bring Back the Cultural Cringe The cultural cringe served a purpose, it caused the best and brightest to look outwards beyond the Australian Coastline to a world of complexity, of difference, of foreign ideas, foreign questions and answers and of universal solutions. Since the demise of the cringe self-complacency has stifled our endeavours. Our benchmark is ourselves. Our history is confined t... Read more

by | January 26, 2010