A new book by Adelaide-based cultural historian Noris Ioannou tells the history and story of Australian folk art in all its wonderful diversity. Publisher Michael Bollen highlights a few of the treasures within.
Having once aspired to a career as a singer, Adelaide writer Poppy Nwosu is now the author of two young-adult novels and will speak on the subject of Little Quirks and Grand Passions at Writers’ Week. Michael Bollen recounts her storybook beginning.
With the holidays looming, publisher Michael Bollen lets his thoughts flitter from flibbertigibbets and fishy tales to a fresh crop of summer books en route to Adelaide.
As our world shrinks again, publisher Michael Bollen introduces some alluring books that will let you drift awhile in other realms. Kittens are also a welcome distraction.
A visit to historic Burra for an open gardens festival sees publisher Michael Bollen discover an Aladdin’s cave of second-hand books. It also provokes a twinge of sadness.
There’s been a revival of interest in George Orwell’s 1984 in the past few years, and a recent reading of the novel has seen it get under the skin of publisher Michael Bollen.