Leap of Faith

Joshua Gans is economics professor at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, and the author of Parentonomics: An Economist Dad Looks at Parenting. Marshal Zeringue, on the "Writers Read" website, asked him what he was currently reading.

"The Sydney Morning Herald" newspaper is reporting that Peter Carey is the current bookies' favourite for the 2009 Man Booker International Prize. Carey is reported to be at 6/1, ahead of Czech author Arnot Lustig at 7/1 and India's V.S. Naipaul at 8/1.

Jenny Sinclair can't seem to walk around Melbourne without getting fictional flashbacks.

D.M. Cornish has finished the first draft of the third book of his Monster Blood Tattoo trilogy and is now waiting for his editor's comments and the start of the revision process. And he's actually looking forward to it.

On the "Inside Story" website Shane Maloney looks back at the career of Australian crime writer Peter Corris and his fictional detective Cliff Hardy.

Hal G.P. Colebatch, in "American Spectator" magazine, attempts to paint climate change into a corner by stating that the recent Victorian bushfires had "Nothing to do with climate change, only stupid, ignorant, meddling, and in the event homicidal, Greens and politically-correct officialdom." He backs up this claim by quoting poetry from Will Ogilvie and John O'Brien. I only mention this because of the poetry.

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