Culture, disruption, Spotify – and the tyranny of metrics


The digital realm is not what it seems, and impacts on music curation in myriad and hidden ways, says Tully Barnett, one of the lead researchers in the Flinders University team Laboratory Adelaide: The Value of Culture. Barnett and Julian Meyrick and Robert Phiddian are co-authors of What Matters? – Talking Value in Australian Culture (Monash University

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On Dorothy Hewett: Extract from Rozanna Lilley’s Do Oysters Get Bored

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Books, News & Commentary, Stage, Theatre |

Below is an extract from Daily Review contributor Rozanna Lilley’s new book Do Oysters Get Bored? A Curious Life (UWA Publishing, 2018) which, among other things, is about raising her son with autism and her relationship with her father, the poet Merv Lilley. In this chapter, Rozanna Lilley recalls her mother, the late, great playwright Dorothy Hewett and her enduring presence. ***

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Longlist for the 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards announced

Books, News & Commentary |

The Australian Publishers Association has announced the longlist for 2018 Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIAs). The list was voted for by the ABIA Academy, a group of publishers, booksellers, agents, media and industry representatives. A shortlist will be released on April 19 with the winners announced on May 3. ABIA LONGLIST 2018  Biography Book of the Year ·         A

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