First published: 1974 Found: Looking for more Virginia Woolf and found Mansfield instead Pages/read time: 830, two months on and off during exam time Comments: To and fro, in … Continue reading →
Monkey Grip may just change your long-held disbelief in Australian literature.
Year of publication: 2004 (poems written 1961-62) Found: Second hand at the uni co-op Pages/Read time: 211, two weeks of lunch-break reading at work I have your head on my … Continue reading →
The intensely personal nature of Garner’s accounts is refreshing in a memoir where facts, chronological order and ‘life narratives’ so often get in the way.
Year of publication: 2009 Found: My mother’s library Read time: Three days in bed with pneumonia Comments: When Colombian presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt, was kidnapped the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia … Continue reading →
Like a large box of expensive chocolates, these stories are yours to consume when and how you wish.
If you are a feminist of any description – and even if you think you’re not – please try to get a hold of this book.
Year of publication: 2013 Found: Book-club reading list Pages/read time: 477, three days Comments: Book clubs are wondrous things. A well run club with dedicated readers, expert listeners and considerate … Continue reading →
Year of publication: 1987 Found: Bought as a gift to my mother who loves the film version Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) Pages/Read time: 403, three days Comments: I first encountered … Continue reading →