It's your childhood come to life! The Very Hungry Caterpillar is going to eat his way off his book and onto stages all over Australia, debuting at Sydney Festival 2015. He'll then tour to Melbourne, Brisbane, Penrith, Queanbeyan, and Newcastle. This is a brand-new, Australian made show all about one of the…
**Richard Flanagan** won the Man Booker Prize last night for his novel *The Narrow Road to the Deep North*, inspired by his father's experiences as a prisoner of war. In this edited extract from **Ramona Koval**'s 2013 interview at the Wheeler Centre, Flanagan explores that family inspiration and the link between growing up with his father's stories of his experiences as a prisoner of war and the creation of the novel.
What are the implications for readers, and writers, of new technology allowing publishers to know which books we’ve finished or not finished, how fast we have read them, and precisely where we snapped shut the cover?
With the advance of phones, tablets, and ereaders, ebooks have become a popular reading standard. Still, there's something about the feel of an old-fashioned paper book. We asked you which one is better and why, and here are some of the best arguments we heard.