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Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things optioned for film

Australian author Charlotte Wood should be mighty pleased with herself.

Her most recent book, The Natural Way of Things, was this month shortlisted for the 2016 Victorian Premier’s Literary Award, is the front-runner for the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award and has now been optioned for a film by producers Katia Nizic and Emma Dockery. 236 more words

Australian Author

My Top 12 Australian Books

Today the lovely Kim of Reading Matters posted a list of ten books written by Australian authors she loves in honour of Australia Day. So I asked if I could copy her. 2,387 more words

Random Savidgeness

Book Review: Charlotte Wood’s 'The Natural Way Of Things'

By Karen McCrea 

The Natural Way of Things
By Charlotte Wood
Europa Editions (June, 2015)

We live in an age of official gender equality, and it’s true that a great deal has changed thanks to the resistance to patriarchy of women in our mothers and grandmothers and great grandmothers’ times. 1,515 more words

Gender Agenda

Misogyny is on the menu in Charlotte Wood’s feast of a novel, The Natural Way of Things. This haunting tale set in a dystopic modern Australia, focuses on the entrapment and imprisonment of women deemed ‘unacceptable’ by a contemporary Patriarchy. 190 more words

Book Lovers

Book review: The Submerged Cathedral, Charlotte Wood

Though I did not live in Australian when it was published, I am still a little surprised that I had never heard of Charolotte Wood’s 2004 novel… 395 more words


Subtle: The Natural Way of Things

The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte Wood

This novel isn’t out in the UK until mid-year but I have been so keen to read it I asked my mum to send it to me for Christmas :-) 534 more words

Literature / Fiction

My favourite books of 2015

2015 was an excellent year of reading for me. As with last year, many of my favourite works were those I encountered thanks to my work with the Stella Prize and… 1,192 more words