Slip Sliding

In one of the best literary association questions I've seen since I-don't-know-when, Jeff VanderMeer got a number of authors to answer the question: "But which beer goes with this?" Meaning, of course, their latest literary work. Margo Lanagan chooses a local (ie New South Wales) brew, and just goes to show that if she struggles with her next novel she can always take up reviewing beer.

I thought I was obsessive, but John Huxley goes further down that road than even I would venture as he considers the inaugral edition of the NSW version of "Who's Who".

Laurie Duggan describes what it was like to be named one of the "High Flyers of 88" by "Bulletin" magazine.

And speaking of that magazine there's a story doing the rounds that it may be revived.

Judith Ridge went along to the Children's Book Council Conference in Melbourne over the May 2-4 weekend, and has posted her first thoughts about it.

Susan Johnson has picked up on a problem with a lot of recent reviews of The Disquiet by Julia Leigh.

Around Anzac Day there is always a number of books published depicting Australians at war. In "The Australian", Patrick Walters looks at a batch of them.

Marshal Zeringue, on the "Campaign for the American Reader" weblog, asks Sean Williams what he is reading.

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