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Apparently, every second adult in Australia will have bought an Oz Lotto ticket for the 90 million jackpot tonight. You may refer to me as number 2 for the rest of the day. (Arts grants are due today, but I've been a little too fucked up and...

There will be enough jokes made about 'Drop' that I don't have to do any, but I have to say, it's an awesome idea: A Japanese author famous for his horror stories, including cult Japanese and eventually Hollywood film The Ring, has bizarrely produced a novel...

Lately, I've been seeing a little bit about Bookscan being talked about. Bookscan is, or so it sells itself, a tool that monitors the sales of books in the marketplace. What's interesting about it, however, is the complaints: "Our rule of thumb is that Bookscan captures...

Harry Joy was to die three times, but it was his first death which was to have the greatest effect on him, and it is his first death which we shall now witness. So begins Peter Carey's first novel, Bliss, which I began reading tonight. It's...