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<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 […]

Poetry Readings, Launches, and Parties Galore

Poetry Readings, Launches, and Parties Galore

December 14, 2008 5

This week was again full of events, book buying, inspiration, parties, and somehow reading and writing amongst it all. Here’s a bit of a round-up: Rebecca Clare Page launched her chapbook full of short-sweet gems Teacups and Birds.You can email her for a copy – rebeccaclarepage [at] hotmail [dot] com. Here’s a sample ((c) Rebecca Clare […]

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 […]