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And the winners are…

And the winners are…

Thanks to everyone for your great entries in the #madnesscomp. If you want some suggestions on mad-lit, see the comments on the previous post. The winners of the two signed copies of Jon Ronson’s The Psychopath Test, chosen by a random number generator, are @liza_belle and @semiordinaryjoe. The random number generator chose two people who […]

Grey areas of madness: an interview with Jon Ronson, on <i>The Psychopath Test</i>

Grey areas of madness: an interview with Jon Ronson, on The Psychopath Test

Picador, Australia, 9780330451369 (paperback) In The Psychopath Test Jon Ronson takes us on journey through the mad ‘industry’ of madness. And it’s not all acid-tripping psychopaths. Ronson follows leads to high-security prisons, a mansion filled with predators… and to L Ron Hubbard’s coca cola stain. What results is an inevitably open-ended, sometimes frightening and often hilarious look […]

And the winner of the <i>Hide & Seek: Melbourne</i> books is…

And the winner of the Hide & Seek: Melbourne books is…

Richard Goodwin, of Perth. The winner was drawn randomly. Richard had this to say about his favourite hidden place: ‘When we’re visiting Victoria, we love to go to a place called Kyo down on the Bellarine Peninsula. It’s a warehouse full of old furniture, fittings, fabrics, work equipment and art/craft items from northern Asia, the […]

WIN! The Journals of Sylvia Plath

WIN! The Journals of Sylvia Plath

‘… such a minute fraction of this life do we live: so much is sleep, tooth-brushing, waiting for mail, for metamorphosis, for those sudden moments of incandescence: unexpected, but once one knows them, one can live life in the light of their past and the hope of their future’ (Sylvia Plath, The Journals of Sylvia […]