Travel in America is a journey crowded with literary acquaintances. For centuries visitors have striven to make sense of the United More
Neal Blewett reviews 'Recollections of a Bleeding Heart: A portrait of Paul Keating PM' by Don Watson
What is it about Paul Keating that so fascinated his retainers? Six years ago, John Edwards wrote a mass More
In The Bush (2014), Don Watson explored notions of what that most variegated of terms, ‘the bush’, meant to earlier generations, including his own family. In ...More
WHY DO YOU WRITE?
Maybe because I can't dance. Maybe because writing involves the Puritan's requisites of pain, frustration, self-loathing, and (guilty) satisfaction.
ARE YOU A VIVID DREAMER?
For sure, my dreams seem to be much more vivid than I am – as far as I can recall.