Posts Tagged ‘Literature’

Some good news for iPad users

The New York Post reported this week that Condé Nast was going to begin offering iPad subscriptions for its magazines, which is fantastic news for this particular customer. I am a subscriber to The New Yorker‘s digital edition (which massively lets down its fantastic writing) and a past subscriber to Vanity Fair, so I’m looking [...]

Australian film-extra-turned-novelist eyes Booker glory

by Prashant Rao Note: This article was originally published by AFP on October 13, 2008. It can be found here. LONDON (AFP) — Which is more impressive? Turning a 500-word short story into a nearly 700-page novel short-listed for the Booker Prize, or transforming yourself from a television extra into an acclaimed author? For Australian [...]