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'Pieces of a Girl' by Charlotte Wood

Fiction – paperback; Picador; 192 pages; 1999.

Many people will know Australian writer Charlotte Wood as the author of the award-winning The Natural Way of Things… 499 more words

Book Review

May 2018

Welcome to my first bookish blog. If you’ve found yourself here, perhaps you’ve discovered me from my recent arrival on ‘Booktube’, or ‘Bookstagram’, you may know me in the real world (hi Mum & Dad) or you may not know me at all. 2,351 more words

Charlotte Wood

Write Right

An author’s journey…

I am often fascinated to hear other people’s stories. How did they achieve their goals? More importantly, what is their story? The first day of the Sydney Writers Festival I was at the NSW State Library. 912 more words


The Natural Way of Things (Novel)

I first downloaded Australian author Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things as an e-book when it was first published in 2015. It had had a lot of positive reviews (and of course went on to win the Stella Prize in 2016), but I kept resisting starting it. 1,007 more words

Some Thoughts on Charlotte Wood's The Natural Way of Things or Should There Be Trigger Warnings on Books?

I finished Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things a couple of days ago and wasn’t sure whether I should review it or not. But then I thought of the many glowing reviews in newspapers and on blogs that made me pick this up and so I decided, while I won’t review it, I will write about my reactions to this book because they are so different from any one else’s. 863 more words


“STELLA! STELLA!” (Stanley Kowalski, A Streetcar Named Desire)

I’m not a big follower of book prizes although I like the Bailey’s Prize and usually try & read the Booker winner. However, the annual… 1,059 more words


Charlotte Wood - The Natural Way of Things

I am in awe.

On February 19th in the morning I picked up Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things and I could not put it down and read it in practically one sitting. 389 more words