This Netflix adaptation of Anthony Doerr’s sweeping novel All the Light We Cannot See swaps intricate storytelling for wartime action scenes.
- by Kylie Northover
Long criticised for its racial stereotypes, the musical is reimagined by a superb cast of Australian-Asian performers.
- by Shirley Le
Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp review recent fiction and non-friction releases
- by Cameron Woodhead and Fiona Capp
Kate Fullagar tells history in reverse in her innovative biography of both Captain Arthur Phillip and Woollarawarre Bennelong.
- by Phillip Deery
Your dreams, your dad, your sister’s drawings. They’re just not that interesting.
- by Anson Cameron
Forty years after it all ended, the Birthday Party’s rise is retraced in Mutiny in Heaven.
- by Michael Dwyer
Owen Teale admits to “something a bit scary” inside him. So why is he so nervous about playing Scrooge in Melbourne?
- by Richard Jinman
From the bloody history of the humble white T-shirt to the trench coat, fashion owes a debt to wartime uniforms.
- by Melissa Singer
Two new how-to guides offer practical tips for writing well.
- by Simon Caterson
Katherine Brabon’s new novel is a poetic reflection on living with pain.
- by Vanessa Francesca