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WIN! The Journals of Sylvia Plath

‘… such a minute fraction of this life do we live: so much is sleep, tooth-brushing, waiting for mail, for metamorphosis, for those sudden moments of incandescence: unexpected, but once one knows them, one can live life in the light of their past and the hope of their future’ (Sylvia Plath, The Journals of Sylvia […]

The End of the World – Paddy O’Reilly – A creative review

2007, University of Queensland Press, ISBN: 9780702235948 (Aus, US) This is a book of short stories by Australian author Paddy O’Reilly. She has published one novel The Factory. Denise O’Dea in Australian Book Review says of The Factory: ‘…it turned an ingenious intellectual premise into a complex, gripping, flesh-and-blood story. It was full of ideas […]

The World According to Y – Rebecca Huntley

2006, Allen & Unwin, ISBN: 9781741148459 (Aus, US & Kindle) It’s strange, this book was only published last year but already there is one major change in what my generation might consider a priority. There is absolutely no mention of Gen Y being conscious of climate change. It just shows what a wonderful thing a […]