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The dark side of Canberra: the killing of Joe Cinque

Not many murders happen in Canberra, thankfully, and when they do, they draw considerable attention. Especially when they are as mystifying and disturbing as the killing of Joe Cinque in 1997. 1,254 more words


Joe Cinque's Consolation

Cinema Australia
 is giving our readers the chance to win one of ten in-season double passes to see Joe Cinque’s Consolation.

In early 1997 Anu Singh, a beautiful law student at the Australian National University, confides in friends that she plans to kill herself to put an end to a mysterious illness. 160 more words


Everywhere I Look - Australia's queen of non-fiction, collected

Helen Garner drinks Absolut neat, thinks Lydia Bennett is “a piece of trash,” describes dogs as having “Amy Winehouse eye-makeup” and then puts them on the cover of a volume of her collected short non-fictions. 497 more words

Everywhere I Look

Year of publication: 2016
Found: See below
Pages/Read time: 240, two days


Over two busy days last a few weeks I read Everywhere I Look… 597 more words

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CITY EAR // Sotiris Dounoukos Off to TIFF... Again

Sotiris Dounoukos, Canberra filmmaker extraordinaire, will be heading back to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September for the second time in two years. 217 more words


Daily Prompt: Confused

via Daily Prompt: Confused

(I know it was a couple of days ago – I never post things straight away!)

If the truth be told, we’re all a bit confused – that is, if we allow ourselves to be. 636 more words


The Book Trail: Caitlin Doughty to Walter Benjamin

I am always on the lookout for ‘different’ posts which I can schedule here at The Literary Sisters, and inspiration struck in this instance when I was browsing reviews on Goodreads.   1,150 more words