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The Stella Prize 2017: The Winner and My Thoughts!

The Stella Prize 2017: The Winner and My Thoughts!

The Stella Prize celebrates Australian women’s writing, both works of fiction and non-fiction. The 2017 winner was announced last night.
Congratulations to Heather Rose, author of The Museum of Modern Love!

The Stella Prize 2017: My Predictions!

The Stella Prize 2017: My Predictions!

The winner of The Stella Prize for 2017 will be announced this evening! I have read and reviewed all six of the shortlisted books and have some…

The Hate Race, by Maxine Beneba Clarke

The Hate Race, by Maxine Beneba Clarke

“I learned to stay quiet. I learned that nobody much cared. I learned that it was probably my fault anyway, and that what they were doing to…

Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir, by Catherine de Saint Phalle

Poum and Alexandre: A Paris Memoir, by Catherine de Saint Phalle

Poum and Alexandre is a memoir, but has characters so unusual and unique you could easily mistake them for originating somewhere within the novelist’s imagination. Catherine de Saint Phalle…

The Museum of Modern Love, by Heather Rose

The Museum of Modern Love, by Heather Rose

“Art will wake you up. Art will break your heart. There will be glorious days. If you want eternity you must be fearless” Heather Rose, in The…

Between a Wolf and a Dog, by Georgia Blain

Between a Wolf and a Dog, by Georgia Blain

L’heure entre chien et loup The hour between dog and wolf Twilight The time between day and night when you can’t quite see clearly enough to distinguish…

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Lincoln in the Bardo, and why I didn't finish it!
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The Anti-Cool Girl by Rosie Waterland.
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Rosie first came to fame as the writer of the popular and hilarious recaps of Australia's The Bachelor on Mamamia.
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I am almost half way and think I will put it down for now. I may end up finishing it if it does win the Booker 😳
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