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This Week In Books - 23 November 2016

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The Slap - Christos Tsiolkas

At a suburban barbecue, a man slaps a child who is not his own.

This event has a shocking ricochet effect on a group of people, mostly friends, who are directly or indirectly influenced by the slap. 273 more words

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Every summer The Sydney International Art Series brings the world’s most outstanding exhibitions exclusively to Sydney. This summer, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-17, Sydney will be hosting two exceptional art exhibitions, Nude: Art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Tatsuo Miyajima: Connect with Everything at the Museum of Contemporary Art. 413 more words

Lo schiaffo - Christos Tsiolkas

L’idea è ottima: un gesto istintivo e non ponderato come quello di uno schiaffo dato da un adulto ad un bambino troppo viziato in piena crisi isterica, scatena una serie di reazioni contrastanti che manda in rovina uno spaccato sociale credibile, distrugge matrimoni saldi e la tranquillità di un’intera comunità borghese australiana. 317 more words

Lo Schiaffo - Christos Tsiolkas

'Merciless Gods' by Christos Tsiolkas

Fiction – Kindle edition; Atlantic Books; 336 pages; 2014.

Christos Tsiolkas has a reputation as a bold writer of daring, often controversial, fiction. Merciless Gods… 732 more words


Great Aussie Reads.

Beaches. Vegemite. Kangaroos and Koalas. Hemsworth brothers. A lot of great things have come out of Australia. Great fiction is another. A fellow bookstagrammer recently posed the question: having moved here, what local authors should she try? 1,018 more words


Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

Fourteen-year-old Daniel Kelly is special. Despite his upbringing in working-class Melbourne, he knows that his astonishing ability in the swimming pool has the potential to transform his life, silence the rich boys at the private school to which he has won a sports scholarship, and take him far beyond his neighborhood, possibly to international stardom and an Olympic medal. 634 more words

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