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Issue Details: First known date: 2021... August 2021 of ABC News [Online] est. 2002 ABC News [Online]
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* Contents derived from the 2021 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Best New Books to Read in August as Selected by Avid Readers and Critics, Kate Evans , Claire Nichols , Sarah L'Estrange , Declan Fry , Khalid Warsame , single work review
— Review of Once There Were Wolves Charlotte McConaghy , 2021 single work novel ; Dark As Last Night Tony Birch , 2021 selected work short story ;
'Welcome to ABC Arts' new monthly book column. Each month, we'll present a shortlist of new releases read and recommended by The Bookshelf's Kate Evans and The Book Show's Claire Nichols and Sarah L'Estrange — alongside freelance writers and book reviewers. This month, we're thrilled to present recommendations from Declan Fry and Khalid Warsame.' (Introduction)
Comedy Series 'Rosehaven' Mirrors 'Friendship Love Story' Between Creators Luke McGregor and Celia Pacquola, Ahmed Yussuf , single work column
'Co-creators of ABC comedy Rosehaven, Celia Pacquola and Luke McGregor, describe the series as an accidental family show: there's no nudity, barely any swearing -- it's just two friends being charming idiots.'
The Real 'Newsreaders' : Journalists Reflect on How the Newsroom Has Changed Over the Years, Ellyn Duncan , single work column

'Ah, 1986: the year of the infamous Challenger explosion, the debut of the Oprah Winfrey Show, and Prime Minister Bob Hawke. This is the world we're dropped into in ABC's new series, The Newsreader.' (Introduction)

ABC TV Notches 50 Years of Broadcasting from Darwin, Eleni Roussos , single work column
'When Cyclone Tracy destroyed Darwin on Christmas Eve 1974, footage of the devastation shot by the ABC was the first vision released to the nation.' (Introduction)
In 'The Shut Ins', Australian Novelist Katherine Brabon Examines Loneliness, Isolation and Japanese Hikikomori, Hannah Reich , single work review
— Review of The Shut Ins Katherine Brabon , 2021 single work novel ;
'Over the last 18 months we've all felt shut in at times, but a new Australian novel explores an extreme version of that feeling: hikikomori.' (Introduction)
Does 'The Newsreader' Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story?, Matt Neal , single work criticism
'The ABC's new TV series The Newsreader provides an insight into the smoky Australian newsrooms of the 1980s and the people who brought us our nightly news.' (Introduction)
Nicole Kidman's TV Series 'Nine Perfect Strangers' Explores Grief, Healing and Mortality in Paradise, Ahmed Yussuf , single work review
— Review of Nine Perfect Strangers Samantha Strauss , David E. Kelley , John Henry Butterworth , 2020 series - publisher film/TV ;
'A retreat promising tranquility, peace and space away from distraction — sounds nice, right?' (Introduction)
'The White Girl' Author Tony Birch on How to Write Short Stories, Tony Birch , single work column
'Several years ago, I was walking along a street in Fitzroy, heading to my mum's house in Collingwood. Up ahead of me I noticed a woman was pushing a trolley loaded with junk mail. She stopped at each house in the street and fed the letterbox with colourful advertisements for shopping bargains.' (Introduction)
Andy Griffiths Answers Kids' Big Questions About 'The 130-Storey Treehouse', Why He Became an Author and More, Andy Griffiths , single work interview
'The 130-storey treehouse has a level where your legs grow super long, and a soft grassy hill that's just perfect to roll down. But watch out for the GRABINATOR, which can grab anything from anywhere in time.' (Introduction)
From Tony Brich to Douglas Stuart, the World's Best Writers Reveal the Books They Re-Read, Hannah Reich , single work column
'Between war, the pandemic and climate emergency, the world is wild and uncertain at the moment. But in trying times, returning to a beloved book can provide a moment of distraction and reprieve.' (Introduction)
Ern Malley Was Praised as One of Australia's Greatest Poets. But He Didn't Exist., Simon Leo Brown , single work column
'In 1944, 23-year-old Max Harris was an Adelaide-based poet and co-editor of modernist art and literary journal Angry Penguins.' (Introduction)

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