Good Reading : May 2009
WHAT'S ON ... WHAT'S NEW _ Sydney Theatre Company _ and Medina Apartment Hotels present Brink Productions' When the Rain Stops Falling by Andrew Bovell Crossing continents and spanning four generations of one family, this outstanding epic from acclaimed writer Andrew Bovell (Lantana) delves into the past and reaches into the future, weaving a complex web of secrets, lies and betrayal. When The Rain Stops Falling was acclaimed as the theatrical hit of the 2008 Adelaide Festival, bewitching audiences with its intelligence and multi-layered brilliance. Sydney Theatre Company proudly presents this astonishing Brink production from 7 May - 13 June in the Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House. Bookings 02 9250 1777 or www.sydneytheatre.com.au/rain Griffith Review " The world is on the cusp of profound change, triggered by the global financial crisis and climate change. At the same time the internet provides limitless opportunities for civic engagement. Griffith REVIEW 24: Participation Society presents stories and accounts of collaboration, innovation and imagination from individuals and communities who are responding to these challenges with sustainable solutions. Some of Australia's best writers and thinkers explore cyber-activism, social entrepreneurs, internet dating, citizenship training, micro- loans and a fundamental rethink of the nature of democracy in an information- rich world. Discover Australia's best conversation. Learn more at www.griffithreview.com. or call 07 3735 3071 NEXT ISSUE Carlos Ruiz Zafón revisits the Cemetery of Forgotten Books Through the eyes of Harper Lee The inspirations for To Kill a Mockingbird What is Fan Fiction? THRILLING THRILLERS! Sophie Hannah talks about her latest novel A BONNY LASS Kate Forsyth on her Scottish heritage ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!