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Farewell and good postcolonial summer to all

Dear RUPRG Member,

At our last session (moderated by Kolar Aprna) we discussed the postcolonial emotionality of death and dying, framed by our reading of critical takes on Christos Tsiolkas’ provocative book, … 185 more words

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Other People’s Bookshelves #76 – Christoph Fischer

Hello and welcome to the latest in Other People’s Bookshelves, a series of posts set to feed into the natural filthy book lust we all feel and give you a fix through other people’s books and shelves. 1,206 more words

Other People's Bookshelves

2016 TBR Pile Challenge: The Slap

I already walked away from one of my 2016 TBR Pile Challenge books: The Grapes of Wrath.

So even though I badly wanted to stop reading… 417 more words

So What Are We All Reading Then?

I have had another bonkers week followed by a lovely weekend away with my mother. The former has meant I haven’t done much reading, the latter has meant I have done loads as a) the weekend away was five hours by train away on the other side of the UK b) I had a hotel suite to myself which always means more reading. 355 more words

Random Savidgeness

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

10 (more) of my favourite novels from Australia

To mark Australia Day (26 January), I thought I would put together a list of some of my favourite Australian novels.

This isn’t the first time I’ve done this: back in 2005 I published a list entitled… 1,521 more words

Australian Literature

Love the Details

Details should be more than a writer’s friend; details should be our lover. Get intimate, close up. Slow down. Examine him/her with intense and specific attentiveness. 803 more words