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U.S. soul singer Leon Bridges is coming to Australia! He’s playing shows in Sydney and Melbourne (presented by yours truly) – and we’ve got tickets to give away.

Fritz Kahn Artwork

Wednesday September 30, 2015

Did you know… every copy of Smith Journal volume 16 (out now) comes with a pull-out artwork by Fritz Kahn?

Adelaide Film Festival 2015

Tuesday September 29, 2015

The Adelaide Film Festival is bringing a swag of great flicks to town this October. We have some suggestions to help you wade through the program.

Turning Money into Art

Tuesday September 29, 2015

Melbourne artist Simon MacEwan has created a machine that converts data about money into art. The result resembles what your financial report might look like if it were created using a Spirograph set.

Fever of Animals (book giveaway)

Tuesday September 01, 2015

Miles Allinson’s first novel Fever of Animals is a beautifully written meditation on love, history and grief. And we’ve got copies to give away.

Charles Darwin's Doodles

Sunday August 30, 2015

On the Origin of Species might be one of the most important books ever written. But to Darwin’s kids, it was just another thing to scribble on.

Josef Tari’s collection of small books puts new meaning to the term ‘light reading’.

News from the Empire

Wednesday August 19, 2015

A computer program that presents real-life news stories as the opening crawl from Star Wars is doing its bit to make the news more entertaining, less upsetting.

Bare walls getting you down? Why not cover them in expired (read: free) patent art?

Nirvana documentary Montage of Heck was recently given the book treatment, and it's a grunge-soaked doozy. Thanks to Hachette, we have five copies to give away.

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