Henry Marsh has prised tumours from brains for more than 40 years as a leading neurosurgeon and still has no idea how that mass gives rise to consciousness, thought and feeling.
Linda Morris To mark 25 years of the classic Australian coming-of-age novel, the Sydney Writers' Festival will bring author Melina Marchetta together with the stars of Looking for Alibrandi.
Melanie Kembrey Chris Kraus' first novel hit a niche audience when it was first published, but it has exploded in recent years, culminating in the release of a new Amazon miniseries.
Linda Morris Testing may damage children's love of reading, authors Lauren Child and Kate DiCamillo say.
Andrew Purcell Pulitzer prize-winning writer Colson Whitehead says he was scrupulous about the historical detail in his new novel.
Eliza Henry-Jones Award-winning novelist Eliza Henry-Jones has been inspired by the work of Tim Winton.
Linda Morris To read Down the Hume, Peter Polites' fierce first novel, is to step into the literary wilds.
Karen Hardy Literary news and events.
Karen Hardy After a successful inaugural year, the Canberra Writers Festival has attracted some big names.
Linda Morris Writers appointed to work side-by-side with researchers tackling some of the biggest public health scourges of modern times.