August 2, 2019

You’re only young once and there’s so much to learn

David Nicholls gives his 16-year-old hero a distinctive emotional life
August 2, 2019

Turning Pages: The rewards of perseverance

Writers Adrian McKinty and Peter Papathanasiou both stuck to their dreams and got that lucky break.
August 2, 2019

Ted Chiang and the fight to escape the genre ghetto

Ted Chiang, whose story was the basis of the film Arrival, tries to avoid pessimism and cynicism in his fiction.
August 2, 2019

The delicious story of the clerical conman and bigamist

Robert Peters' ludicrous fabrications and fantasies fascinated an eminent historian.
August 2, 2019

Mark Smith brings his entertaining YA trilogy to a satisfying finale

Mark Smith pushes his characters to their limits in the final instalment of his YA trilogy.
August 2, 2019

Bookmarks: Robert G. Barrett and Les Norton return

Robert G. Barrett marked publication of his first book in an unusual way.
August 2, 2019

The place of poetry and the poetry of place

Lisa Gorton's latest collection is a powerful reminder of how well poetry can bring the history of a place to life.
August 2, 2019

‘I’m catching up to Tarantino’: Kriv Stenders on his biggest film to date

The country's most prolific mainstream filmmaker reveals a bad habit and the challenge of sourcing Howitzers.
August 2, 2019

An and Im lead as Spieth entertains in Greensboro

South Koreans An Byeong-hun and Im Sung-jae posted their best scores on the PGA Tour to share the first-round lead at the Wyndham Championship on Thursday as Jordan Spieth displayed a wondrous putting touch to match his lowest score of the season.
August 2, 2019

International captain Els fails to get a say in Royal Melbourne set-up

International captain Ernie Els says he will have no say in the set-up of Royal Melbourne for the Presidents Cup but still thinks his knowledge of a venue where he holds the course record could help his players in their quest for victory.
August 2, 2019

Rachel Ward on beauty and envy

The director makes no apologies that her new film is about First World problems.
August 1, 2019

Scottish university scientists working to repair human heart

A TEAM of researchers at a Scottish university have embarked on a project that could lead to a self-repairing human heart.