Daily Archives: June 23, 2011

>The Good The Bad The Ugly : Reviewed by You

> The Fabrication of Aboriginal History, Vol. 3 : The Stolen Generations 1881-2008 by Keith Windschuttle. Review : This scholarly, objective and thoroughly researched study proves that, far from being ‘stolen’ and abused, needy Aboriginal children were offered legitimate welfare, … Continue reading

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>It’s never too late to bring them back!

>Camden Library has had a first edition copy of Charles Darwin’s Insectivorous Plants returned 122 years after it was borrowed on the 30th January 1889. Apparently the book (which presumably is pretty valuable now) had been in the private collection … Continue reading

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>Miles Franklin Literary Award Winner

> That Deadman Dance by Kim Scott was announced as the 2011 winner of the Miles Franklin literary award last night. The award is worth $50,000 in prize money. That Deadman Dance is a historical novel telling the story of … Continue reading

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