Thoughts: well, that picnic scene is still running through my mind, almost a year after reading it… and a book focused on male violence and misogyny is certainly topical.
Congratulations to Evie Wyld and all the short and long-listed authors.
It’s almost old news now, but here is the 2021 Stella Prize shortlist: Continue reading
The 2021 Stella Prize longlist has been announced: Continue reading
Speedy reviews of two audiobooks, and two books about East Germany (that I read so long ago that I really have no business reviewing) – Continue reading
Proving that I don’t actually care about my never-really-shrinking-TBR-list is this list of new releases that are on my radar for 2020.
There’s nothing new on my list (other bloggers have posted curated lists of 2020 releases and there are loads of comprehensive lists floating around, such as SMH) – I’m posting it simply to have a record of books to follow-up during the year.
01. A few years ago, I had an indulgent trip to Miami – to look at buildings (and lie on the beach). Knowing my family would be unlikely to want to spend days looking at Art Deco facades, stair rails and doors, it was sensible to go solo. After seeing this list, it looks like I need another nine trips. Continue reading