Monthly Archives: September 2014

Six shades of capital in the 21st century … Six Capitals: The revolution capitalism has to have – or can accountants save the planet?

So at last I’ve finished my new book, right down to the details of cover design and end pages, and it’s being published in Australia next month. Just as I didn’t set out to write my first book about accounting … Continue reading

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‘When I grow up I shall go there’: Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness

As a child Joseph Conrad pointed his finger to the heart of a map of Africa and declared: ‘When I grow up I shall go there.’ Two decades later, in 1890, Conrad sailed as mate on a river steamer up … Continue reading

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Drusilla Modjeska does Randolph Stow’s Visitants – Reading Australian Literature 2014

I was very excited when I saw that one of my favourite writers, Drusilla Modjeska (especially for her hybrid fictional biography Poppy and The Orchard), was speaking at the University of Sydney last Monday about one of my favourite novels: … Continue reading

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