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'The Natural Way of Things' by Charlotte Wood ****

Australian author Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things was mine and Katie’s March book club choice.  We were both eager to read it, and whilst I have seen some largely positive, but ultimately rather mixed reviews floating around, I am delighted to say that I was immediately pulled in, and could barely put the novel down. 504 more words

The Natural Way of Things

This book was already on my radar before it won the Stella Prize. It really got on my radar when I saw the author speak… 425 more words

Book Reviews

How to write

I’m not a big fan of self-help books. My in-laws used to sell Amway and had a shelf groaning under the weight of books touting every conceivable method self-improvement, from how to make people like you to the swiftest ways to make millions. 1,255 more words

The natural way of things: Conversation with Charlotte Wood

I have just returned from an inspiring evening in which we got to see Aussie author Charlotte Wood in conversation with Guardian Australia’s Katharine Murphy. It more than made up for our disappointment last year when Wood  1,160 more words

Australian Literature

The Natural Way of Things

It’s International Women’s Day and I thought it might be nice to write about words, in a book, that are written by a woman. Good idea, right? 343 more words

Art Reviews

The Friday 56 #3

Welcome to this week’s Friday 56, where we are taking a look at Charlotte Wood’s Stella Prize-winning novel The Natural Way of Things.


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Book Reviews

Things I Learnt From Reading The Natural Way Of Things

I recently read Charlotte Wood‘s fifth novel,  The Natural Way of Things. Highly acclaimed and penned by a well-respected Australian author, I thought it would be a perfect starting point for  1,321 more words