Australia What Happened

Australia: What Happened?

When our politicians are too busy playing musical chairs to run the country, our cricketers are doing suspicious things with sandpaper, and a murderous starfish with twenty-one arms roams freely around the Great Barrier ...
Reg Livermore Stages A Memoir

Reg Livermore: Stages – A Memoir

Legendary Australian actor Reg Livermore has received three lifetime achievement awards in the last three years – he hopes they aren’t trying to tell him something. Now on the eve of his eightieth birthday, one of Austra...
Clive James The River in the Sky

Clive James: The River in the Sky

Clive James has been close to death for several years, and he has written about the experience in a series of deeply moving poems. In Sentenced to Life, he was clear-sighted as he faced the end, honest about his regrets....
Clive James Injury Time Feature

Clive James: Injury Times

The publication of Clive James’ Sentenced to Life was a major literary event. Facing the end, James looked back over his life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty to produce his finest work: poems of extraordi...
Adam Hills Best Foot Forward feature

Adam Hills: Best Foot Forward

One of Australia’s biggest comic personalities, much-loved host of Spicks and Specks and the hit UK TV show The Last Leg, Adam Hills’ charming and witty memoir is a lesson in following your heart, being posit...