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Killings brings you our weekly selection of posts that have amused, enlightened and generally distracted us. Nelson Mandela has died at age 95. He was South Africa’s first black president and a great leader throughout his life. Watch out for fake quotes following his death. Wouldn’t you … Read more
One of the defining characteristics of life, whether it is the life of a crocus or the life of a capitalist, is competition. The flower that blooms is the winner in a series of contests; the businessperson of the year, likewise. The winner is the one that … Read more
We’re thrilled to announce December’s KYD Book Club pick: Eimear McBride’s A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing. McBride’s extraordinary debut novel traces the impact of childhood trauma, sexuality and tangled family dynamics over the course of one girl’s youth. Its experimental narrative voice has been described as ‘stream of unconsciousness’. A … Read more
I took German lessons, begrudgingly, for three years in high school. I don’t remember much now, aside from elementary pleasantries and a spattering of mostly unhelpful nouns, but I do remember my friends and I making up German sounding words, stitching clunky (made-up) compounds together to create … Read more
Across the road from Flinders Street Station there is a little street called Degraves. At one end there’s a splash of street art adorning walls and dumpsters, while the other end remains Parisian: all black umbrellas, quaint cafés, tucked-away restaurants and the world’s oldest bookshop for children … Read more
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