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SPURNED NO LONGER

Authors on Museums: as a small boy in Perth, Tim Winton thought of art as something remote. On his first visit to the National Gallery of Victoria, he was told off for having bare feet. Now a novelist and a grandfather, he goes back to see what has changed read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAustraliaauthors on museumscultureMay/June 2015Tim Winton

AN ALMOST SILENT MASTERPIECE

Short Read: for his pick of the films, Nicholas Barber is fascinated by a Ukrainian debut set in a school for the deaf read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsfilmMay/June 2015Nicholas BarberTHIS SEASON

SAUL BELLOW’S INTROSPECTION

Notes on a Voice: Marina Gerner pins down the work of a Nobel prize-winning novelist who revealed the inside through the outside read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureMarina GernerMay/June 2015notes on a voice

THE TRIAL THAT GRIPPED AUSTRALIA

Six Good Books: Maggie Fergusson picks a profound courtroom drama, a trove of language and a poetic pilot read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureMaggie FergussonMay/June 2015Six Good Books

FIVE DAYS THAT WERE A BLUR

Short Read: the Britpop band Blur are back with an unplanned album—their first as a quartet since the 1990s. Hazel Sheffield enters the fever dream read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsHazel SheffieldMay/June 2015MUSICRockTHIS SEASON

I KILLED THE MOVIES

At the Cinema: today, the movie business is the superhero business. Tom Shone blames the kids of the Seventies, like him read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsAt the CinemaculturefilmMay/June 2015Tom Shone

NOT SO FOREIGN AFTER ALL

Found in Translation: Simon Willis admires the "parched stillness" of a Dutch novel that depicts a family reunion—and a shared trauma read more » COMMENTS: Comments | ADD NEW COMMENT ArtsbookscultureFound in translationMay/June 2015Simon Willis

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