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Review ~ The Slap, by Christos Tsiolkas

Hello you beautiful people, it’s been too long! Well, I’m back today with a review for a book that, and this is going to sound full of hyperbole, kicked my reading mojo back into gear. 369 more words


March/April/May Update

This update is late. The latest. Let’s begin.

I co-wrote an article with Brad Chilcott on Good Friday for The Guardian Australia; Who will we crucify this Easter? 173 more words


Every time you keep your mouth shut, Every time you remain quiet, that is where you will stay

I saw a movie the other day that moved me so much that I purchased the book it was based on.

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‘The Slap’ by Christos Tsiolkas

When The Slap first came out a little under 10 years ago, it felt like everyone was reading it – and had an opinion. ‘Whose side are you on?’ was the question. 504 more words


Greek Tragedy – by Christos Tsiolkas (in conversation with Yanis Varoufakis)

Novelist Christos Tsiolkas (The Slap, Baraccuda etc.) wrote this piece (for the Australian magazine MONTHLY) from a Greek-Australian perspective (after the two of us had talked extensively over the telephone)./ 4,215 more words



Slap, slap, slap.

It’s a funny word.

It can just as equally conjure a comic kipper slap or Tango Man, as much as a moment of discomforting supermarket abuse. 366 more words