A life of shyness, singing, carousing and, most passionately, literature, is told with the sure touch of Latin America's master storyteller. Living To Tell The Tale By Gabriel Garcia Marquez Jonathan Cape, 484 pp, $59.95.
English literature is under attack in the very places where it should be championed our high schools, writes Barry Spurr. AS STUDENTS and teachers begin the second term, Year 12 English classes resume their engagement with the new HSC English syllabus. Although it has been in use for several..read more
She had never boxed and never acted, but Girlfight star Michelle Rodriguez is a natural, writes GARRY MADDOX. An angry figure, with the looks of a Latin Brando, sidles into the back room of a knockabout city gym. "I wanna train with you," says the wounded soul. "I wanna..read more