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DYING - a memoir

Last night I went to the launch of Cory Taylor’s beautiful new memoir Dying.

Cory is a friend of mine but the advertising for this event was the first I knew about her impending death. 626 more words

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Book Event: The 'Gay' Book with Will Kostakis and Benjamin Law

Last night I attended a book event at Kinokuniya bookstore with Will Kostakis and Benjamin Law discussing The ‘Gay’ Book. Benjamin Law, according to his Twitter bio, is a writer, raconteur, and local homosexual. 1,297 more words

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Monday 8/2/16: In the Mailbox & What I’m Reading

Happy lunar New Year – this is the year of the monkey, so I’m guessing it’s mean to be fun…we had a lot of fun reading Chinese horoscopes last week. 376 more words

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The Swan Book

Reading The Swan Book is like being led through a beautiful and disturbing prose poem. It is as though Alexis Wright has created a genre all her own with the superb language and the fantastical-realism of the story (if there can be such a thing). 470 more words


New comedy series "The Family Law," based on Benjamin Law's memoir, is Australia's answer to Fresh Off The Boat"

Angry Asian Man:

Australia is getting its own TV version of Fresh Off The Boat. Based on the bestselling memoir by Benjamin Law, The Family Law is a drama-comedy series set on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast over one hot summer, following “ 84 more words


The Family Law. Benjamin Law.

The Family Law
by Benjamin Law
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Bookshelves: Asian, Australian Author, Autobiography Non-Fiction, Humourous, Memoir

There aren’t many books in the world that can talk about something utterly, and entirely, unbelieveably disgusting, and still make me laugh. 1,412 more words

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I picked this book up a couple of months ago while I was in Melbourne for a job interview. I’d been hanging around in a bookshop while I waited, and saw the book tucked away on a shelf to the side. 355 more words

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