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Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace coming to Netflix

... Margaret Atwood adaptations. This is great news for binge watchers, as ... adaptation of Atwood's Man Booker and Orange Prize shortlisted novel .. ... Margaret Atwood adaptations. This is great news for binge watchers, as ... life prior to the incident. Based on a true story, Atwood's novel is a ...

2010 Prime Minister's Literary Awards - Shortlist announced

... Peter Garrett has announced 29 great Australian titles that have made ... Minister's Literary Awards is a great achievement for authors that will ... won five literary awards and great acclaim, both nationally and internationally. ... most recent book is Running with the Horses, a story based on the evacuation ...

Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa has been awarded The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2010

... into an engine for change on a global scale and Mario ... In this novel, he draws on his own experience of attending ... ... of a revolutionary attitude and great novels give us an appetite ... station. The plot is loosely based on the story of Vargas Llosa’s ...

Decline and Fall, and then Decline some more… Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey

... daily event. I have called on the help of resident Booktopia ... ... we will find the true classics, the great works of the classical ... again. The Odyssey is a story which cannot be categorized in ...

Raymond Carver: A Writer's Life by Carol Sklenicka

... real world. None of my stories really happened, of course. But ... ... course that’s not literally true. But everything we write is ... on The Story of My Life. A great danger, or at least a great ...

Jennifer Lawrence To Star In Burial Rites Film Adaptation

... Ross to tell the extraordinary story that has captivated readers this ... , she was beheaded by axe on January 12, 1830, aged 33. ... ... Ross to tell the extraordinary story that has captivated readers this ... she or didn’t she? Based on a true story, Burial Rites is a ...