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Get a Load of This

I recently read Christos Tsiolkas’ first novel, ‘Loaded’ (1995). It passed me by at the time of publication, but his reputation has grown and grown since. 334 more words

Merciless Gods by Christos Tsiolkas

Merciless Gods is a collection of short stories by Australian author Christos Tsiolkas, who is best known for writing The Slap. I read and enjoyed both… 271 more words


The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas

Contemporary Australia has a long, hard look at itself through the brutal mirror that is The Slap. There could be none better than Tsiolkas to guide us on our journey through the lives of eight suburban Australians whose already-intertwined lives get further entangled when one of The Eight slaps a child who is not his own. 352 more words

Book Review

The Right to Write What You Don’t Know

The whole How-Dare-You row kicked off again after Anthony Horowitz revealed he’d been advised against writing a black character in his Alex Rider series.

The BBC story is here: … 722 more words

On Writing

Book review - Barracuda, The Dry, Bloom and more

This has been a long time coming! I can’t remember the last time I did a book review, and with so many to review I thought I’d change it up a bit. 1,336 more words


TVWEEK Logie nominees

Nominees for the Logie awards have been officially announced. Barracuda, Matt (Coach Frank Torma), and Elias Anton (Danny Kelly) are all up for awards.

Most Outstanding Miniseries or Telemovie: 102 more words

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