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Openbook online

The Library's quarterly magazine has had makeover and is now called Openbook. Read a selection of articles here.

Winter 2021

Autumn 2021

What about the sheilas?

Peter Kingston couldn’t please everyone in his artist’s book Sheilas, but the result is a special piece of work.

Finding Charlotte

Two writers’ search for their mysterious and talented forebear was full of archival riches.

Q&A with Dennis Altman

The gay rights activist and academic visited the Library’s exhibition Coming Out in the 70s.

The divine Dante

The great Italian poet Dante Alighieri died in Ravenna, in northern Italy, in 1321. Seven hundred years later, the literary world is commemorating the life of a writer who is considered the father of the Italian language.


SL Magazine - Spring 2020

SL Magazine - Winter 2020

SL Magazine - Autumn 2020

SL Magazine - Summer 2019

SL Magazine - Spring 2019

SL Magazine - Winter 2019

SL Magazine - Autumn 2019

SL Magazine - Spring 2018

SL Magazine - Winter 2018

SL Magazine - Autumn 2018

SL Magazine - 2017

SL Magazine - 2016

SL Magazine - 2015

SL Magazine - Previous years