I wouldn’t have noticed this but for a young girl who read it out loud to her mother just as I was walking past. It’s on a building site just around the corner from my place.
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- The Rolling Stone (Chris Urch 2015) 18 July 2018A young Gay Christian man in Uganda, and all that entails. This is a powerful piece of theatre – I was glad of the extended curtain calls because they gave me time to stop crying at the end. The whole cast brought extraordinary conviction to their performances, but especially Elijah Williams as Dembe, who also seemed to weep his way through the curtain calls […]
- Truth in the Cage (Mohammad Ali Maleki 2018) 18 July 2018Poems by a Manus Island detainee, published by Verity La Press.
- Safe (Harlen Coban 2018) 14 July 2018A gated community full of dysfunctional families. The gay brother from Six Feet Under, not gay here, is recently widowed, and his teenage daughter goes missing. episode after episode he discovers that there's a lot he didn't know about his wife and his daughrters.
- The Smack Track (Ian McPhedran 2017) 9 July 2018The Royal Australian Navy's work disrupting drug trafficking off the east coast of Africa. Some of the stories behind the headlines, told partly from the eyewitness vantage point of an embedded writer.
- The Rúin (Dervla McTiernan 2018) 9 July 2018The beginning of what I hope will be a series about Irish detective Cormac Reilly.
- The Rolling Stone (Chris Urch 2015) 18 July 2018
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- Two quick reads
- Stephen Hart’s Lighthouse at Pelican Rock
- Eunice Andrada’s Flood Damages
- Southerly 77/1
- Michael Farrell Loves Poetry
- The Book Group and Shirley Hazzard’s Transit of Venus
- Anna, Kim and Stephen’s Monsters
- Mark McKenna’s Moment of Truth
- Maryam Azam’s Hijab Files
- John Mateer’s João
- Suneeta Peres da Costa’s Saudade
- Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming
- Simon Armitage’s Flit
- Elisabeth Åsbrink’s 1947
- Robert Seethaler’s Whole Life