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“It’s Okay For You To Be Angry”: A Review of Clementine Ford’s 'Fight Like A Girl'

“Dear girls, I wish that I had written the rules.”

– Clementine Ford

Fight Like A Girl is a manifesto like no other. Having seen this book becoming a staple read on my twitter feed and amongst readers whose taste I completely trust, I could not resist picking up this book. 704 more words


Patrick White, Prodigal Son

To Patrick White

Did you find your roots?
You say Australian life ‘aquired a meaning’ in 1958, but the issues you describe are still present.  Most pockets of our society are infected by a tall poppy syndrome. 116 more words

Insights on Australian Literature

The landscape of Australian literature nurtures a close relation between literature and art. Narratives become deeply rooted within the culture and context of our Australian history, but also connects us to memory. 227 more words

Day 3 - Complete Series

Day 3 is about a complete book series. Well I don’t have a complete aussie YA book series but I’m close. The Tomorrow Series by John Marsden is great and the first movie they made based on the first book was also pretty great. 16 more words