Rescuing Australia’s lost literary treasures
A new University of Melbourne project is digitising some of Australia’s most important lost books and getting them into libraries for authors and readers alike.
The rise of the microgenre
Digital publishing has led to the rise of niche microgenres in books and, according to University of Melbourne research, it’s changing our literary landscape.
Language for living
In this episode of the University of Melbourne's Eavesdrop on Experts podcast, poet David Mason discusses why the artform is so important.
Christos Tsiolkas on Patrick White
Author and University of Melbourne alumnus Christos Tsiolkas discusses his love affair with Patrick White's books; part of the Writers on Writers series.
Why the lost daughters of Picnic at Hanging Rock still haunt us
As the new adaption of Picnic at Hanging Rock debuts on TV, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the rise of feminism and female leads on our small screens
Part 2: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book recommendation can be a true gift - here's Part 2 of our recommended reading list from University of Melbourne experts.
Part 1: 2018 Summer reading
Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.
Alice Pung on John Marsden
Alice Pung on John Marsden is the first book in the Writers on Writers series, from the University of Melbourne, the State Library Vic and Black Inc publishing.
The arrival of Amazon and the future of Australian publishing
Amazon is coming to Australia; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what impact the online retailer could have on Australia's book publishing future.
Art on the page
Special collections librarian at the University of Melbourne, Susan Millard, shows off some Matisse, Miró and Sonia Delaunay illustrations and artworks.