Fiction tends to pull inspiration from something far stranger – reality. In fact, even the most famous fictional characters were cobbled together from relative nobodies. Elementary, innit.
While the flat-earth theory is new in intensity, it is old in application. In fact, there are many people to blame. Consider this the definitive list.
Sometimes, the mud sticks. Welsh poet Dylan Thomas will be forever known as a man who expired with a bottle in hand, but his final act belies his genius.
This week in 1870, a possibly great Australian literature voice was silenced. If the ball had broken differently, we’d know the name, Adam Lindsay Gordon.
Sydneysider Marnie Ogg is one of the few people around the world we trust to protect the night sky. How did she get this title, and what does she do? Read on, stars…