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notgettingenough notgettingenough said: " This is a continuation of stuff about Amazon. The rest is here: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

Ursula Le Guin in the NYT today 29 September 2014

“We’re talking about censorship: deliberately making a book hard or impossible to get, ‘disappea
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7 March 2014. People are campaigning against Amazon for the many ruinous ways they affect our community. http://www.thebookseller.com/news/liv...

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Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
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I’d been hearing about Megan Dansie for a while, so I was pleased to be able to see her splendid production of Much Ado About Nothing at Adelaide Uni during a recent visit. Talking with her pre-performance, I gained an insight into the setting of Sha ...more
The Wonderful O by James Thurber
" Manny wrote: "UNDER THE BELT! REF, DID YOU SEE THAT?!!"

:) You know, you've given yourself away there. It was only supposed to be a reference to Thurbe
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Lasso rundt fru Luna by Agnar Mykle
"From Jan Kjærstad's Forføreren (my translation):
"Okay, listen up guys, who wrote this: 'Her body was moving in great surging billows under him. For one fearful moment they listened to each other's gasping breathing and she whispered in his ear: 'Y...
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Was this Carl Sagan's favourite book when he was like eight?
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‘He’s so perverse, Robert’, said Manny at lunch today. We’d been talking about the ending of Contact, which I’d just finished, where there is a message in Pi which proves that there is a Maker. The Maker has put a series of ones and noughts in Pi whi ...more
Wake in Fright by Kenneth Cook
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If Summer of the Seventeenth Doll the movie was compromised beyond salvation by its attempts to Americanise it, Wake in Fright not only survived its international production team, but became, by all account a fine film which did justice to the book. ...more
Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler
" Manny wrote: "The two pieces are surprisingly similar, aren't they?"

I think that depends on one's interpretation of Summer. I consider it to be a refl
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Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler
"[On the set of the PLAY-WITHIN-THE-PLAY from Birdman. EDWARD NORTON, MICHAEL KEATON, NAOMI WATTS and ANDREA RISEBOROUGH, in character, are rehearsing the kitchen table scene]

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When this play arrived on the Australian scene it wowed everybody. Notes to a Belvoir Theatre production say that

Demand for the play was so strong, that in 1956, several additional companies of actors were formed, who toured the play concurrently. A
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