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Madeline Miller
June 2018
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started following:
reviewed: Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next
Yes, yes, yes! An excellent essay that will get you angry at how our current politicians have failed to fulfil their obligati...
Dead Right: How Neoliberalism Ate Itself and What Comes Next - Richard Denniss
finished reading:
June 2018
20
reviewed: Unsheltered
When I first started reading this story I thought it was a bit slow. But as the story went on I found myself enjoying it more...
Unsheltered - Barbara Kingsolver
finished reading:
June 2018
12
reviewed: Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future
Excellent essay full of so many pertinent observations I don’t know where to start. But I think the one that stays with me is...
Moment of Truth: History and Australia's Future - Mark   McKenna
finished reading:
June 2018
09
reviewed: Principles of Civil Litigation
Ho hum, another text book.
Principles of Civil Litigation - David Bamford
reviewed: Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and changed the face of the force
I enjoyed it, but this book had quite a personal resonance for me. I am very familiar with many of the places it references, ...
Lillian Armfield: How Australia's first female detective took on Tilly Devine and the Razor Gangs and changed the face of the force - Leigh Straw
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June 2018
05
reviewed: Man Out of Time
I had to think on this book for a while before I wrote this as it is very much a multi-layered book. There is the plot, the t...
Man Out of Time - Stephanie Bishop
finished reading:
May 2018
11
reviewed: The Night Circus
I just loved this book, it was delightful. It had me enraptured right from the beginning. Even when things aren't happening, ...
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
finished reading:
May 2018
01
reviewed: What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
This book is great, I mean laugh out loud great. I didn’t understand all the maths & science in it, but Munroe relayed it in ...
What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions - Randall Munroe
finished reading:
April 2018
23
reviewed: Eggshell Skull: A memoir about standing up, speaking out and fighting back
I would describe this book as memoir as suspense. The sense of foreboding created by Lee in the telling is palpable. Her stor...
Eggshell Skull: A memoir about standing up, speaking out and fighting back - Bri Lee
finished reading:
April 2018
17
reviewed: A Shout in the Ruins
This book is great. The writing is superb, painted a great picture. The concept of the intimacy of violence was a really inte...
A Shout in the Ruins - Kevin Powers
finished reading:
April 2018
12
reviewed: Book of Colours
This is a very good book. It took me a little while to get my bearings regarding the time in which it was set. I'm not really...
Book of Colours - Robyn Cadwallader
finished reading:
April 2018
06
reviewed: The Immortalists
I did enjoy this book. I found the stories of Simon and Klara heartbreaking and very real. I recall that time when AIDS first...
The Immortalists - Chloe  Benjamin
finished reading:
April 2018
02
reviewed: The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart
This is a lovely book. Ringland's writing about young Alice's experience of domestic violence was compelling and disturbing. ...
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart - Holly Ringland
finished reading:
March 2018
30
reviewed: The Lucky Galah
In lots of ways this book was a joy to read, some of the passages are just glorious (see pages 20 and 124). I loved Lucky and...
The Lucky Galah - Tracy Sorensen
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