Contrasting sessions exploring the ingenuity and audacity of Dickens and Australia’s treatment of high-profile whistleblowers were among highlights on day three of Adelaide Writers’ Week.
Two very different but powerful forces were under the spotlight at Adelaide Writers’ Week yesterday with talks traversing ‘arrogance and entitlement’ in the AFL and the opioid crisis gripping America.
Two former Prime Ministers walked onto a stage bearing grudges. It’s not the setup for a joke but the double act of Malcolm Turnbull and Kevin Rudd at Writers’ Week in a packed session that delivered as much withering wit and vitriol as expected.
From politics to literature, there’s plenty to look forward to – and choose between – at this year’s Adelaide Writers’ Week, writes our regular Diary of a Bookseller columnist. She shares her five must-see sessions.