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An incredible story of survival in Fierce Country

How could an ill-prepared American stay alive for 43 nights in the Australian desert with only tea brewed from gum leaves, native berries and murky water to survive on? Adelaide author Stephen Orr recounts Robert Bogucki’s strange tale in his new book of ‘true stories from Australia’s unsettled heart’.

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Opinion

Our libraries need more, not less, money

The State Library of South Australia is a treasure offering knowledge, pleasure, a window to enlightenment – all of which are threatened when libraries become a soft target for government cost-cutting, writes author Stephen Orr.