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Review: Wasted – Elizabeth Muir

I came across Wasted: A story of alcohol, grief and a death in Brisbane by Elizabeth Muir when The Stella Prize (the Australian equivalent of the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction) announced their longlisted books in February. While it hadn’t been my intention to read primarily non-fiction books this year, a pattern has certainly emerged in […]

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Review: The Hate Race – Maxine Beneba Clarke

Having finally finished reading the BBC Top 100 in February last year, I was wary of setting myself any book-related challenges for 2017. I had originally toyed with the idea of spending the year reading only female writers; a notion that was soon binned when I realised that Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, […]

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The Natural Way of Things – Charlotte Wood

  I put quite a lot of thought into what was to be the first book I read after finishing the BBC Top 100. I was torn between re-visiting one of my favourites from the list and indulging in some nostalgic escapism by in the form of Enid Blyton before deciding to try an Australian author I was yet to […]

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