Monday, February 22, 2016
Book news and reviews with the Sydney Morning Herald
Colin Steele Horror reviews by Colin Steele.
Stephen Jeffery Award-winning novelist and former politician Erik Orsenna visited the school to discuss writing, careers and sustainability.
Jacqui Taffel The self-taught artist who created one of Australia's most iconic children's characters will be sadly missed.
MICHAEL LALLO Italian author and philosopher Umberto Eco, best known for his 1980 novel The Name of the Rose, has died aged 84.
The Name of the Rose author Umberto Eco has died, aged 84, the BBC has reported.
Bill Trott Harper Lee, who wrote one of America's most enduring literary classics, To Kill a Mockingbird, about a child's view of right and wrong and waited 55 years to publish a second book with the same characters from a very different point of view, has died at the age of 89.
Robert Willson SERVANTS AND LEADERS: Eminent Christians in their Own Words. By Graham Downie. Halstead Press. 207pp. $28.95.
Stephen Saunders Hunger makes me a modern girl: a memoir
Alison Broinowski Vishaal Kishore accuses Australian public policymakers of intellectual timidity and urges a revolution in thought and action.
Mark Thomas Julian Barnes' new novel meticulously, relentlessly and forensically seeks out fields of human frailty.
Jane Sullivan Most writers' works lose their appeal, if not in the writers' lifetimes, then after death, something even more true in the digital era.