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Issue Details: First known date: 2018... 28 August 2018 of The Conversation est. 2011 The Conversation
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Behrouz Boochani’s Unsparing Look at the Brutality of Manus Island, Alex Reilly , 2018 single work review

'It is a matter of wonder that Behrouz Boochani was able to write No Friend but the Mountains at all. He did so while in Manus prison, using text messages in Farsi on smuggled mobile phones. Egyptian and Australian academic Omid Tofighian worked closely with Boochani to translate the text into English. In a detailed introduction to the book, Tofighian explains that Boochani’s writing contributes to a Kurdish literary tradition. He describes his style as “horror surrealism”.'  (Introduction)

Au Revoir Mirka Mora, Your Joie de Vivre Will Live on, Sabine Cotte , 2018 single work obituary

'Mirka Mora has left us, at the age of 90. She will be missed by her family and friends, who recall her sunny personality and formidable appetite for life. But for all art lovers, her work will continue to shine in the city she contributed so much to: in front of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station, at St Kilda Pier, on the walls of the Tolarno restaurant…'  (Introduction)

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