With the recent publication of a long-forgotten JRR Tolkien piece, the publication of authors long beyond their lifespans is a murky, often questionable pursuit.
In a new series of articles, we’re asking writers to nominate five books that had a major impact on them when they first read them, and to tell us why.
Almost 60 years ago, Lady Chatterley’s lover brought sex and lust into the courtroom and changed the way we thought about censoring literature.
In an age where we overanalyse art (and those who created it) to death, poetry is a singular force. It is what it is and forever has value because of it.
The power couple is a long-running social concept. However, only in the literary sphere do they do it properly. In fact, their love enabled the production of true classics.
With the Drover’s Wife back in the public eye, it’s best that we cover the troubled life and work of our own Henry Lawson.
Both blessed and cursed, the story of the Brontë Sisters is as tragic and winding as the narratives they carved.
Abandon all hope ye who enter here, shawty. Dante’s Inferno is the quintessential trip down south. Pointing out the landmarks is our main man, Sparky Sweets.
This week’s Know who you’re Googling covers Mary Shelley, the oft-adapted author, mother of modern horror and independent woman.
Looking for a Saturday Night movie that isn’t Star Wars? Filmophile Glen Falkenstein has two reviewed two old tales re-imagined to great effect.
With Kobe Bryant putting down the basketball and picking up the quill, we got our own scribe, Loretta Barnard, to analyse his farewell poem.
The misunderstood and diminished Charles Dickens gets the Know who you’re Googling treatment – take it away, Loretta Barnard…
With the new Star Wars installment growing ever closer, Lachlan Liesfield is hoping for a change of tack, following Tolkien’s example of less is more.
If you haven’t read Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, the book by Mat Drogemuller’s bed, you’re missing out on a timeless classic set in the deep South that still resonates today #Ferguson
The internet’s obsession with holding its audience captive via click-bait content has Patrick Jovaras lamenting the loss of the longform written word.