Leading literary ladies
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Leading literary ladies

Whether it’s the eerily tragic Mrs Havisham, the vibrant Scarlet O’Hara or Capote’s Holly Golightly, we all have our favourite female characters. In homage to memorable female characters and International Women’s Day, I caught up with two book lovers to discuss their favourite leading ladies – starting with their first loves to more recent discoveries. … Continue reading

Vandana Shiva: Growing new ideas on India’s farms
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Vandana Shiva: Growing new ideas on India’s farms

Indian environmental activist and author Dr Vandana Shiva is this year’s winner of the Sydney Peace Prize. For decades, Dr Shiva has been fighting for the rights of small farmers across India. And while supporters of India’s 1960s Green Revolution, have trumpeted fertilisers, pesticides and modified crops like BT Cotton for saving India – Dr Shiva … Continue reading