Loretta Barnard

Know Who You’re Googling: Ernest Hemingway

The man you'd most like in the bar, and not as a pa. Papa's personal life is well-documented, but what made Ernest Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway?   Ernest Hemingway – macho action man, big-game hunter, deep-sea fisherman, accomplished sportsman, adventurer; a man who ran with the bulls in Pamplona; a reporter on the front lines during the Spanish Civil ... Read the full article
Loretta Barnard

Loretta Barnard is an Australian freelance writer and editor who, in a long career, has done almost everything possible in the book publishing industry. These days she actively pursues her love of music, literature and theatre, and is something of wannabe roving ambassador for the creative and performing arts.

Extremist Movie Debate: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

In Extremist Movie Debate, Unpaid Intern Jeff and Joe’s true feelings about the movie do not matter. They flip a coin to decide who loves the movie and who hates it. They then debate it on the fly. This episode? Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Book Bluffer’s Guide: Bluffing a Booker … Into Bed

O, the lovers we covet, those with large bookcases and hard covers. Book people. If you have your eye on one but are short in the knowledge department, worry not, for we can bluff you through it.