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Exquisite restraint, maximum expression: an interview with Colm Tóibín (part one)

Exquisite restraint, maximum expression: an interview with Colm Tóibín (part one)

July 4, 2010 5

Brooklyn Colm Toibin (Aus, US) Picador 9780330425612 Acclaimed Irish novelist Colm Tóibín was recently in Australia for the Sydney Writers Festival as well as events in Melbourne, including one for the Wheeler Centre. I caught up with Tóibín at his Melbourne hotel to ask him some questions about writing and his latest novel Brooklyn, which I recently had […]

<i>Machine Man</i>… an interview with Max Barry

Machine Man… an interview with Max Barry

April 16, 2009 1

Max Barry, author of Company, Jennifer Government and Syrup, agreed to satisfy my curiosity about his online novel Machine Man, and other writing projects… It’s not like it’s never been done before, but you may be one of the first Australian authors depositing installments of a novel into cyberspace day-by-day with Machine Man. What made you decide […]

Capitalism is funny – a review of Max Barry’s <i>Company</i>

Capitalism is funny – a review of Max Barry’s Company

October 10, 2008 4

Company, Max Barry, Scribe, 9781921215643, 2008 (Aus, US) Jones joins Zephyr as an enthusiastic employee, without even knowing what the company does. This doesn’t seem to be an odd thing at Zephyr, where Jones’ coworkers in the Training Sales department just accept that Zephyr is a ‘holdings’ company, and get on with their menial, perpetual […]