September 1, 2018

What’s on in Sydney: September 2-8

From Father's Day fun to music up and down Newtown's King Street, plus comedy with Adam Hills and a food festival with MasterChef's Matt Preston, we have your week in Sydney covered.
August 31, 2018

Two of us with literary couple Tracy Chevalier and Jonathan Drori

They're a delightfully nerdy couple: the author of Girl With a Pearl Earring and the science writer whose latest book explores our relationship with trees.
August 31, 2018

Author Sisonke Msimang talks bodies, sex and religion

The writer who was born to freedom-fighter parents discusses the subjects we're told to keep private.
August 31, 2018

Yes, crime does pay, just ask Christian White and his Nowhere Child

This Victorian novelist's success – a six-figure, two-book deal – is just the beginning. And now it's time to party.
August 31, 2018

Less is more: Andrew Sean Greer’s prize a big win for queer literature

Not since 1978's Tales of the City have books by queer authors received much critical attention. But this Pulitzer-winning novel looks to a brighter future.
August 31, 2018

William McInnes on life, and losing his greatest love

Actor William McInnes talks on his career and the women that have influenced him.
August 31, 2018

Matt Groening’s new comedy Disenchantment casts a spell

With wry and dry touches, this fractured fairytale plays like The Simpsons crossed with The Princess Bride.
August 31, 2018

Advice from drag queens turned a depressed queer girl into a global pop star

Heloise Letissier was in a deep depression when she met some drag queens who urged her to be bold, It worked. Now she is the French pop phenomenon Christine and the Queens.
August 31, 2018

How horticulturalist William Robert Guilfoyle revealed the botany of Shakespeare

Horticulturalist William Robert Guilfoyle has lingered in the shadows of our gardening history. Now his huge contribution and exploration of Shakespeare's use of botany is revealed.
August 31, 2018

Australia’s new climate of fear

Australia’s rural landscape is terrifying readers around the world – a sub-genre warranting its own moniker, outback noir.
August 31, 2018

Gardening in a time of war: optimism, solace, hope, beauty and vegetables

From Afghanistan to the Gaza Strip, Lalage Snow has captured gardeners undeterred by war.
August 31, 2018

‘Breast Master’ surgeon and online site at loggerheads

Sydney's 'Breast Master' takes his image very serious, especially when he's up against this city's 'King of Boobs'.