Terriann White

2016 Publisher Picks

Ben Ball et al.
25 November 2016

I’m fresh from Hannah Kent’s compelling, humane, and utterly convincing The Good People (Picador, 10/16). Kent completely inhabits her material. In this single nineteenth ...

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Last Work (Batsheva Dance Company) ★★★★1/2

Terri-ann White
20 October 2015

Performances by Batsheva Dance Company involve more than movement and choreography. Behind each production is a philosophy, markedly different from the vocabulary, tics, and motifs we expe More

Arts Highlights of the Year

Robyn Archer et al.
26 October 2015

To highlight Australian Book Review's arts coverage and to celebrate some of the year's memorable concerts, operas, films, ballets, plays, and exhibitions, we invited a group of critics and arts professionals to nominate their favourites – and to nominate one production they are looking forward to in 2016. (We indicate which works were reviewed in Arts Up ... More

Sylvie Guillem: Life in Progress

Terri-ann White
27 August 2015

Unsurprisingly, each of Sylvie Guillem’s six performances of Life in Progress in the Sydney leg of a world tour sold out. She will soon retire as a dancer after thirty-nine remarkable years. Unsurprisingly too, her program was edgy and contained two brand new works. Sylvie Guillem doesn’t rest on her laurels, and this wasn’t an anthology of her ‘great ... More

Terri-ann White: Amit Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Terri-ann White
27 May 2014

There is currently a very appealing trend in publishing with books about cities written by creative writers: fiction writers, novelists, and essayists. In Australia we have had the Cities Series from NewSouth Publishing: personal, writerly books that capture the spirit of our capital cities (and Alice Springs) and take us along pathways, with the idiosyncrati ... More

John B. Thompson: Merchants of Culture

Terri-ann White
06 May 2011

merchants-of-cultureTesting times for modern publishers

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Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the Twenty-First Century
by John B. Thompson
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