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Sexy romance + serious issues: Toni Jordan on <i>Addition</i>

Sexy romance + serious issues: Toni Jordan on Addition

May 20, 2009 2 Comments

Addition (Text, Aus/Polebridge, US) is a sexy, smart, funny and totally refreshing read. It’s the story of numerical-obsessive Grace, and her unique navigation of life. When Grace meets Seamus, her lifestyle comes into question – the counting, the obsession with dead mathematician Nicola Tesla, the careful structures of her daily life. Can she fall messily […]

The silver set and the beautiful people

The silver set and the beautiful people

March 21, 2009 15 Comments

(Yes, I’ve changed the format of my titles, it’s not a boo-boo). I attended the Summer Read Awards at the State Library yesterday afternoon (winner I am Melba, Ann Blainey), and was still surprised (but shouldn’t be) to hear that most of the voters were of the silver set – and voted by snail mail […]